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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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

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Bottled beer

According to statistics from the Brewers Association of Canada, the majority of domestic beer is sold in bottles. About 48.0% of the volume of beer sold was in bottles. During the past five years, however, IBISWorld observed a shift away from bottled beer consumption. As a result, this segment has contracted.

Canned beer

Brewers Association statistics show that about 44.0% of beer was sold in cans. Consumers are increasingly drinking beer out of cans, which has caused this product segment to expand as a share of revenue. This may be due to innovative canned beer technologies, such as Molson Coors' cold-activated indicator of canned beer temperature... 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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