Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Snack Food Production industry suffered during the recession due to low per capita disposable income. This trend is expected reversed in 2014, leading to slight growth over the past five years. Industry revenue will continue to pick up in the five years to 2020, albeit at a faster rate... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Snack Food Production establishments in Canada are largely located close to large city markets for easy serviceability. Consequently, industry establishments are concentrated in the three provinces with the highest population counts: Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia. Furthermore, high transportation costs encourage industry operators to strategically locate themselves close to sources of key inputs.
Ontario, which accounts for the largest share of the Canadian population at about 38.8%, houses the majority of industry establishments at 41.2% of the total. Similarly, Quebec and British Columbia house about 16.5% and 15.5% of total industry establishments, respectively, while accounting for 23.1% and 13.3% of the Canadian population, respectively. .. purchase to read more