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Country Profile: Ice Cream Sector in Canada

Country Profile: Ice Cream Sector in Canada

Summary

Canadian Ice Cream sector accounted for a volume share of 1.9% of the global market and 4.88% of the regional (North America) market in 2016. The sector was valued at C$2,961.7 Million (US$2,234.2 Million) in 2016 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 2.6% during 2016-2021. The rising disposable incomes of consumers and growing demand for high quality products are the key growth drivers for the sector in the country. Per capita consumption of Ice Cream products in Canada stood at 10.7kg, which was high when compared to the global level (4kg) but was lower than the regional level (16.5kg), respectively, in 2016.

Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream was the largest with value sales of C$ 2,224.4 Million (US$1,678 Million) in 2016. Moreover, the market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR of 2.7% during the forecast period (2016-2021).

On-trade transactions accounted for the leading share of 45.2% in the distribution of Ice Cream products in Canada, in 2016. It was followed by Hypermarkets & Supermarkets with a 37.5% share, while Food & Drinks Specialists and Convenience Stores accounted for shares of 11% and 4.8%, respectively, in the same year. Flexible Packaging was the most commonly used package material in the Canadian Ice Cream sector with a share of 41.8% in 2016. It was followed by Rigid Plastics and Paper & Board with shares of 35.9% and 22.3% respectively.

Breyers is the leading brand in the Canadian Ice Cream sector. The top five brands in the sector accounted for a 66% value share, while private labels and artisanal producers held 12.7% and 2.1% value shares, respectively, in 2016. Health & Wellness attributes such as ‘Food Intolerance’ and ‘Free From’ and consumer benefits such as ‘Health Management’ and ‘Weight & Shape Management’ are the most sought after Health & Wellness claims in the Canadian Ice Cream sector.

The report Country Profile: Ice Cream Sector in Canada provides insights on high growth markets to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

In particular, this report provides the following -

  • Market data: Overall market value and volume data with growth analysis for 2011-2021. The overall market value and volume included in the report is split on the basis of On-trade and Off-trade
  • Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Artisanal Ice Cream, Impulse Ice Cream - Single Serve, and Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream with inputs on individual category share within each market and the change in their market share forecast for 2016-2021
  • Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2016
  • Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each market through distribution channels such as On-trade, Cash & Carries and warehouse Clubs, Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists, eRetailers and others
  • Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each market, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Package material data for Glass, Flexible Packaging, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, and others; Pack data for: Carton, Film, Bag/Sachet, Tub, Wrapper, Bottle, and Tube.
Companies mentioned in this report: Unilever, Nestle, Chapman`s, Loblaw Companies Limited, Dunkin` Donuts, So Delicious, San Miguel, Mondelez International, Inc, Organic Meadow Inc, Bliss Unlimited, LLC

Scope
  • The Ice Cream sector in Canada is forecast to grow at 2.6% CAGR in value terms during 2016-2021
  • Per capita consumption in the Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream market is noticeably higher compared to other markets in Canada
  • On-trade transactions account for the leading share in the distribution of Ice Cream products in Canada
  • Breyers lead the Canadian Ice Cream sector in both value and volume terms
  • Flexible Packaging is the most commonly used package material in the Canadian Ice Cream sector
Reasons to buy
  • Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis
  • Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities
  • Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning
  • Manufacturers can identify the opportunities to position products with H&W attributes/benefits
  • Access the key and most influential consumer trends driving Ice Cream products consumption, and how they influence consumer behavior in the market which will help determine the best audiences to target
  • Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion
  • The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector
  • Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as GDP per capita, population (overall and breakdown by age), and consumer price index. It also covers a comparative analysis of political, economic, socio-demographic, and technological indicators (PEST) across 50 countries.


1. Report Scope
2. Executive summary
3. Canada in the global and regional context
3.1. Canada’s share in the Global and North American Ice Cream sector
3.2. Canada compared to other leading countries in North America
4. Market size analysis - Ice Cream sector
4.1. Value and volume analysis - Ice Cream sector in Canada
4.2. Per capita consumption - Canada compared to North America and globally
4.3. Value and volume analysis by markets in the Ice Cream sector
4.4. Growth analysis by markets
5. Market and category analysis
5.1. Per capita consumption analysis by markets
5.2. Market analysis: Artisanal Ice Cream
5.3. Market analysis: Impulse Ice Cream-Single Serve
5.4. Market analysis: Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream
6. Distribution analysis
6.1. Distribution channel share analysis: Ice Cream sector
6.2. Distribution channel share analysis: Artisanal Ice Cream
6.3. Distribution channel share analysis: Impulse Ice Cream-Single Serve
6.4. Distribution channel share analysis: Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream
7. Competitive landscape
7.1. Brand share analysis by sector
7.2. Brand share analysis by markets
7.3. Brand share analysis by category
7.3.1. Impulse Ice Cream-Single Serve
7.3.2. Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream
7.4. Private label share analysis
8. Health & Wellness analysis
8.1. Market size analysis by Health & Wellness claims
8.2. Market share analysis - Health & Wellness product attributes
8.3. Market size analysis - Health & Wellness consumer benefits
8.4. Leading companies in the Canadian Health & Wellness market
9. Packaging analysis
9.1. Packaging share and growth analysis by package material
9.2. Packaging share analysis by package material
9.3. Packaging share and growth analysis by pack type
9.4. Packaging share analysis by pack type
9.5. Packaging share and growth analysis by closure type
9.6. Packaging share analysis by closure type
9.7. Packaging share and growth analysis by primary outer type
9.8. Packaging share analysis by primary outer type
10. Macroeconomic analysis
10.1. GDP per Capita
10.2. Population and population growth
10.3. Consumer Price Index
10.4. Population breakdown by age
11. Consumergraphics
11.1. Consumption by Gender
11.2. Consumption by Age
11.3. Consumption by Education
11.4. Consumption by Degree of Urbanization
12. Methodology
13. Definitions
14. Appendix
15. About GlobalData
16. Disclaimer
17. Contact Us
List of Tables
Table 1: Volume share of Canada in the global and North America Ice Cream sector, 2011-2021
Table 2: Growth analysis by markets, 2016-2021
Table 3: Value analysis of Impulse Ice Cream - Single Serve market by categories, 2011-2021
Table 4: Volume analysis of Impulse Ice Cream - Single Serve market by categories, 2011-2021
Table 5: Value analysis of Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream market by categories, 2011-2021
Table 6: Volume analysis of Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream market by categories, 2011-2021
Table 7: Brand Value and Volume - Ice Cream sector, 2016
Table 8: Brand Value and Volume - Impulse Ice Cream - Single Serve market, 2016
Table 9: Brand Value and Volume - Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream market, 2016
Table 10: Brand Value and Volume - Dairy-Based category
Table 11: Brand Value and Volume - Water-Based category
Table 12: Brand Value and Volume - Dairy-Based category
Table 13: Brand Value and Volume - Water-Based category
Table 14: Consumption of Ice Cream by Gender and markets (Kg Million,2016)
Table 15: Consumption of Ice Cream by age and markets (Kg Million, 2016)
Table 16: Consumption of Ice Cream by education and markets (Kg Million, 2016)
Table 17: Consumption of Ice Cream by urbanization and markets (Kg Million, 2016)
Table 18: Market Definitions
Table 19: Category Definitions
Table 20: Channel Definitions
Table 21: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes-Food Minus
Table 22: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Free From
Table 23: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Functional & Fortified
Table 24: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Naturally Healthy
Table 25: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Food Intolerance
Table 26: Health & Wellness: Consumer Benefits - Health Management
Table 27: Health & Wellness: Analysis by Consumer Benefits
Table 28: Health & Wellness: Consumer Benefits - Performance
Table 29: Market Value for Artisanal Ice Cream - by category (C$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 30: Market Value for Artisanal Ice Cream - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 31: Market Volume for Artisanal Ice Cream - by category (Kg Million) 2011-2021
Table 32: Market Value for Impulse Ice Cream - Single Serve - by category (C$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 33: Market Value for Impulse Ice Cream - Single Serve - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 34: Market Volume for Impulse Ice Cream - Single Serve - by category (Kg Million) 2011-2021
Table 35: Market Value for Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream - by category (C$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 36: Market Value for Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 37: Market Volume for Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream - by category (Kg Million) 2011-2021
Table 38: Sector Value for Artisanal Ice Cream - by market (C$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 39: Sector Value for Ice Cream - by market (US$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 40: Sector Volume for Ice Cream - by market (Kg Million) 2011-2021
Table 41: Ice Cream Sales Distribution in Canada- by Markets (C$ Million), 2016
Table 42: Key Health & Wellness product attributes driving sales in Canada (C$ Million)
Table 43: Key Health & Wellness consumer benefits driving sales in Canada (C$ Million)
Table 44: Package Material (in Million pack units)
Table 45: Pack Type (in Million pack units)
Table 46: Closure Type (in Million pack units)
Table 47: Primary Outer Type (in Million pack units)
Table 48: Exchange Rates: (US$-C$), 2011-2021
Table 49: GDP Per Capita (C$)
Table 50: Population
Table 51: Consumer Price Index
Table 52: Age Profile (Millions of Persons)
List of Figures
Figure 1: Canada compared to the other two countries in North America - market size, growth, and competitive landscape
Figure 2: Market size analysis by value and volume, Ice Cream sector, 2011-2021
Figure 3: Per capita consumption in Canada compared to global and North America average, 2011-2021
Figure 4: Value and volume growth analysis by markets, 2016-2021
Figure 5: Per capita consumption (by markets) in Canada compared to global and North America average, 2016
Figure 6: Value and volume growth analysis, Artisanal Ice Cream market, 2011-2021
Figure 7: Value and volume growth analysis, Impulse Ice Cream - Single Serve market, 2011-2021
Figure 8: Value and volume growth analysis, Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream market, 2011-2021
Figure 9: Distribution channel share, Ice Cream sector, 2011-2016
Figure 10: Distribution channel share, Artisanal Ice Cream market, 2011-2016
Figure 11: Distribution channel share, Impulse Ice Cream-Single Serve market, 2011-2016
Figure 12: Distribution channel share, Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream market, 2011-2016
Figure 13: Leading brands in the Canadian Ice Cream sector, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 14: Leading brands in the Impulse Ice Cream-Single Serve market, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 15: Leading brands in the Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream market, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 16: Private label penetration by markets (value terms), 2016
Figure 17: Growth analysis, private label and brands, (2011-2016)
Figure 18: Value of Health & Wellness claims by market, US$ million, 2016-2021
Figure 19: Value analysis by Health & Wellness product attributes, 2016
Figure 20: Volume analysis by Health & Wellness product attributes, 2016
Figure 21: Value analysis by Health & Wellness consumer benefits, 2016
Figure 22: Volume analysis by Health & Wellness consumer benefits, 2016
Figure 23: Leading companies in the Health & Wellness market by value, 2016 - Impulse Ice Cream - Single Serve
Figure 24: Leading companies in the Health & Wellness market by value, 2016 - Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream
Figure 25: Packaging share and growth analysis by package material, 2011-2021
Figure 26: Use of package material by markets (in pack units), 2016
Figure 27: Packaging share and growth analysis by pack type, 2011-2021
Figure 28: Use of pack type by markets (in pack units), 2016
Figure 29: Packaging share and growth analysis by closure type, 2011-2021
Figure 30: Use of closure type by markets (in pack units), 2016
Figure 31: Packaging share and growth analysis by primary outer type, 2011-2021
Figure 32: Use of primary outer type by markets (in pack units), 2016
Figure 33: Relative comparison of countries based on PEST analysis
Figure 36: Canada’s GDP per capita, 2011-2016
Figure 37: Population growth in Canada, 2011-2016
Figure 38: Consumer Price Index, Canada, 2010-2016
Figure 39: Age Profile, Canada, 2016
Figure 40: Consumption of Ice Cream by Gender, Canada, 2016
Figure 41: Consumption of Ice Cream by age, Canada, 2016
Figure 42: Consumption of Ice Cream by education, Canada, 2016
Figure 43: Consumption of Ice Cream by urbanization, Canada, 2016
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