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Snack Food Production in Canada: Market Research Report

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Snack Food Production in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 31191CA | Sep 2016

Grab a handful: Industry revenue is expected to grow as exports and discretionary income rise

The Snack Food Production 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, slow income growth and increasing health consciousness have subdued demand for some industry products, though others have grown in popularity. Moving forward, the Snack Food Production industry is expected to benefit from improving disposable income and growing export markets. In addition, as the number of health conscious Canadians grows, snack food producers will respond by innovating and introducing healthier varieties of existing brands of chips, nuts, pretzels and popcorn. Import competition will remain high, but is unlikely to offset industry growth... purchase to read more

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The Snack Food Production industry produces potato chips, corn chips, nuts, peanut butter, popcorn, pretzels and other snacks. Although snacks are generally popular products, demand still relies on the level of discretionary income, as they are nonessential purchases that can be postponed when household budgets are tight. Demand also relies on the desirability of chips and other snacks in general, as perceived by Canadian consumers. Buyers tend to purchase more expensive and healthier products when spending levels rise. However, sometimes families rely more on high-calorie snack foods for sustenance when income levels decrease... 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, cereal or granola bars.

Industry Products
Potato chipsTortilla and corn chipsOther chips (i.e. pretzels)Nuts and seedsPeanut butterOther snacks
Industry Activities
Producing chips (potato, corn, tortilla and other)Processing nuts and seeds and producing nut buttersProducing pretzels other snacks

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