Snack Food Production in Canada: Market Research Report

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Snack Food Production in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 31191CA | Oct 2014

Grab a handful: Industry revenue is expected to grow as discretionary income rises

IBISWorld’s Snack Food Production 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Snack Food Production industry suffered during the recession due to low per capita disposable income. This trend is expected to reverse in 2014, leading to slight growth over the past five years. Industry revenue will continue to pick up in the five years to 2019, albeit at a faster rate... purchase to read more

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Chips (potato, tortilla and other)

Chips are the most common snack food consumed in Canada, accounting for about 65.0% of revenue in 2014. Products in this segment include potato chips, corn chips and similar varieties of chips. During the past five years, potato chips have increased in popularity due to the production of healthier varieties with less sodium and fat as well as the introduction of new flavors. Specifically, because baked, multigrain and other healthy varieties of chips were developed to appeal to health-conscious consumers during the past five years, this segment grew its share of revenue. IBISWorld expects chips to remain the most popular industry offering, by far, through 2019... purchase to read more


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What is the Snack Food Production Industry?

Operators in this industry primarily produce chips, including potato, corn and tortilla chips. They also process plain, salted or roasted nuts, seeds and nut butters such as peanut butter. However, operators do not produce cookies, crackers, bakery products or cereal and granola bars.

Industry Products
Chips (potato, tortilla and other)Nuts and seeds (including peanuts and peanut butter)Other snacks
Industry Activities
Producing chips (potato, corn, tortilla and other)Processing nuts and seeds and producing nut buttersProducing other snacks

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