Distilleries in Canada: Market Research Report

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Distilleries in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 31214CA | Mar 2015

On the rocks: Canadian distilleries continue to be marginalized by international competition

The Distilleries market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Distilleries industry is currently at a crossroads. While hard liquor remains a very popular alcoholic beverage category among drinkers between the ages of 19 and 30, demand for domestically-produced spirits is increasingly vulnerable to the effects of globalization. Imports represent a significant portion of consumers' demand for distilled spirits, but steady increases in imports over the past five years have come at the expense of domestic distillers. In the coming years, distilleries will likely continue to face similar challenges that plagued industry operators over the period to 2015, including flailing per capita alcohol consumption and significant competition from foreign alcoholic beverage manufacturers... purchase to read more

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Despite increasing interest in cocktails and mixed drinks among the younger age bracket and some growing production of premium, domestic brands, continued import penetration will erode industry profit. Demand for popular foreign brands has come at the expense of many domestic distilleries; industry value added (IVA), measured as the industry's contribution to the Canadian economy, is anticipated to increase at a minimal 0.1% annualized rate over the 10-year period to 2020. Comparatively, the Canadian economy is anticipated to grow at a 2.2% annualized rate over the period. This is indicative of the mature stage of the industry's life cycle... purchase to read more


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What is the Distilleries Industry?

This industry consists of distilleries that purchase ingredients, such as grain, corn, rice, potatoes and sugar, and manufacture them into alcoholic spirits. These beverages are then bottled and sold to liquor distributors, licensed retailers and drinking establishments.

Industry Products
VodkaWhiskyRumLiqueursGin, brandy, tequila and other spirits
Industry Activities
Distilling liquorsBlending liquorsBottling liquors

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