Breweries in Canada: Market Research Report

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Breweries in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 31212CA | Feb 2016

Going flat: Changing drinking patterns and low international demand will limit revenue growth

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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, changing consumer preferences have boosted industry growth. Per capital alcohol consumption among Canadians has declined, although substantial growth in the popularity of new craft breweries has propelled the industry in recent years. Over the next five years, industry operators will likely face significant challenges as consumers shift away from traditional light beer consumption and international competition increases... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Breweries require substantial capital investment in the form of equipment, such as boil kettles and fermenters, and other systems that facilitate various mashing, sparging and bottling processes. Stainless steel fermenters, mash tuns, filtration systems, kegging equipment and other machinery must be purchased when a plant is first established and will also require continuous sanitization, maintenance and repair. As production facilities get larger, many brewers prefer to substitute labour with more efficient, fixed investments in larger brewing systems and machinery. On average, breweries spend $0.71 on capital for every dollar spent on labour. However, the specific amount of capital spending varies based on the size of the plant... purchase to read more


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What is the Breweries Industry?

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

Industry Products
Draught beerBottled beerCanned beer
Industry Activities
Canned beer productionBottled beer productionDraught beer productionNon-alcoholic beer production

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