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
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
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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.