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Cereal Production in Canada: Market Research Report

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Cereal Production in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 31123CA | Jun 2016

Still hungry: Rising competition from breakfast substitutes will limit industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Cereal 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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cereal Production industry has struggled over the past five years, with economic conditions largely guiding demand fluctuations. Wary of the economy, low consumer confidence drove demand for breakfast cereals, however, economic recovery in subsequent years has limited demand. Furthermore, as the economy began to recover, customers quickly turned away from cereals, rushing to satisfy cravings for alternative breakfast items. In the next five years, the industry will continue to face challenges due to fluctuating demand trends. Nonetheless, appetite for cereal is here to stay, with revenue performance forecast to improve. Canadians will gain disposable income, which will result in mixed demand for cereal products... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Due to the high and rising transportation costs, cereal-producing establishments in Canada are strategically located near sources of key inputs, such as grain and flourmills. Operators must also remain within a serviceable distance to large city markets. As a result, the establishments are concentrated in the four provinces with the highest population counts: Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia

Quebec, which is home to the second-largest share of Canada's population at 23.0%, holds the majority of industry establishments at 41.7% of the total. In contrast, Ontario and British Columbia each house 16.7% of total industry operations, while accounting for 38.5% and 13.1% of the Canadian population, respectively... purchase to read more


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What is the Cereal Production Industry?

This industry acquires raw materials, such as corn, wheat, flour, sugar, malt extract, rice and salt from various sources, and processes these ingredients into ready-to-eat cereal, granola cereal (except bars and clusters) and hot cereal. It also purchases raw materials such as plastic and paperboard containers from other manufacturers for packaging purposes. The finished breakfast cereals are subsequently sold to grocery wholesalers, retailers and food service providers.

Industry Products
Ready-to-eat corn breakfast foodsReady-to-eat wheat breakfast foodsOther ready-to-eat grain breakfast foodsHot cereal
Industry Activities
Corn breakfast foodsWheat breakfast cerealOatmeal (i.e. cereal breakfast food)Grain breakfast cerealMix grain breakfastManufacturing granola breakfast cereal (except bars and clusters)Manufacturing ready-to-serve breakfast and instant hot cereal foods

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