Breweries in Canada: Market Research Report

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Breweries in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 31212CA | Jan 2015

Going flat: Changing drinking patterns and low global demand will stagnate revenue

IBISWorld’s Breweries market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Breweries suffered from declining per capita alcohol consumption and escalating competition from substitute products like wine over the five years to 2015. Changing consumer preferences in the United States have contributed to declining industry exports, and price spikes for inputs such as wheat and aluminum cut into industry profit margins early in the five-year period. Though the industry has nevertheless experienced steady growth, its expansion is projected to remain marginal in the coming five years. Despite the recent entrance of many small breweries, the industry will remain largely controlled by a few major international players, which will continue to consolidate and aggressively compete for market share... purchase to read more

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Consumer shifts in preferences toward premium beverages and away from light beer is a major factor behind the industry's performance during the past five years. With consumers trading up in their alcoholic beverage choices, they are reaching for higher-priced beer as well as substitutes like wine and spirits. Although this has enabled brewers to boost prices for their higher-end products, overall sales volumes have stagnated and in some cases declined. Lower sales volumes and substitution toward high-end products is posing a challenge for major companies like Molson Coors, since their operations are largely based on heavily marketing value brands... purchase to read more


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What is the Breweries Industry?

The Breweries industry primarily produces beverages, such as beer, ale, malt liquor and nonalcoholic beer, using malted barley and hops. Manufacturers of wine, spirits and other alcoholic beverages are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Draught beerBottled beerCanned beer
Industry Activities
Alcoholic beerNonalcoholic beer Low-malt beerNo-malt beer

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