Pitcher perfect: Rising disposable income levels will fuel industry expansion

The Breweries industry in Ontario has thrived over the past five years as a result of the expansion in craft beer and government deregulation. Decisions made in regard to regulations and licensing can have a profound effect on the performance of the industry. The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) has loosened regulations for smaller industry operators, and alongside aid by the government of Ontario, has fuelled the expansion of the industry. The LCBO has increasingly focused on aiding the growth of smaller breweries in Ontario amid claims of unfair treatment in favour of larger industry operators that control a large portion of the market...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Ontario’s performance has a strong influence on the growth of the industry at the national level
  • Additional Insights for the Breweries in Ontario Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Breweries in Ontario Industry are

  • Economies of scope
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita alcohol consumption in Ontario and Per capita disposable income in Ontario in the Breweries in Ontario industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Breweries in Ontario Industry?

    The Breweries industry in Canada produces alcoholic beverages, such as beer and malt liquor, as well as 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
  • Canned beer
  • Bottled beer
  • Draught beer
  • Industry Activities
  • Canned beer production
  • Bottled beer production
  • Draught beer production
  • Nonalcoholic beer production
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita alcohol consumption in Ontario
  • Per capita disposable income in Ontario
  • World price of wheat
  • Canadian effective exchange rate index

  • Current Performance
    Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Breweries in Ontario Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Beer, Wine & Spirits Wholesaling in Canada
  • Consumers in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing in Canada
  • Flour Milling in Canada
  • Glass Product Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Canned beer
  • Bottled beer
  • Draught beer
  • Chart: Breweries in Ontario Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 18 to 34
  • Consumers aged 35 to 49
  • Consumers aged 50 to 64
  • Consumers aged above 65
  • Consumers aged below 17
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Breweries in Ontario Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Breweries in Ontario

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, Molson Coors Brewing Company, Moosehead Breweries Limited, Wellington Brewery,
  • Table: Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV - financial performance
  • Table: Molson Coors Brewing Company - financial performance
  • Table: Moosehead Breweries Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Wellington Brewery - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Breweries in Ontario Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Breweries in Ontario Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Per capita disposable income in Ontario (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Nonessential beer ingredients such as rice or corn that are often included in the mash to alter flavor or reduce ingredient purchase costs.
  • Craft Beer
  • Beer broadly defined as having annual production of less than two million barrels made by an independent brewer.
  • Nanobrewery
  • A very small commercial microbrewery that is often operated by a single owner and produces very small batches for local distribution.
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