Breweries in Canada: Market Research Report

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Breweries in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 31212CA | Feb 2014

Flat brew: Consumers are switching to more affordable imports as prices for domestic beers rise

IBISWorld’s Breweries market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the past five years, consumers have shifted their preferences toward value products as disposable income growth slowed and pressured the industry's revenue. In addition, escalating world demand for major commodities like wheat and aluminum has caused the prices of these inputs to rise and dampen profit. Over the next five years, revenue is expected to rise only marginally as a continued strengthening of the loonie contributes to poor trade performance... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

A consumer shift in preferences toward premium beverages, or premiumization, is a major factor behind the industry's performance during the past five years. With consumers trading up in their alcoholic beverage intake, they are reaching for higher-priced beer as well as substitutes like wine and spirits. Although this has enabled brewers to boost prices for the products that they are selling successfully, and has led to a renaissance in higher-priced craft brews, the volume of sales is declining. Lower sales volumes and substitution toward high-end products is posing a challenge for major companies like Molson Coors because value brands like Molson Canadian and Coors Light still represent more than half of their sales in Canada... purchase to read more


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What is the Breweries Industry?

The Breweries industry primarily produces alcoholic beverages using malted barley and hops. Manufacturers of other alcoholic beverages, such as wine and spirits, 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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