The global forage feed market has been undergoing noteworthy development in the past few years. This can be accredited to the progression in farm animal production, upsurge in the global meat intake, and growing awareness regar…
BMI View: Canadian consumers face headwinds arising from high household indebtedness levels,
increasing housing prices as well as negative labour market trends. Taking into consideration the subdued
overall country's economic situation, negatively affected by the lower oil price environment, we forecast
Canada's food and drink industry to experience a slowdown over the coming quarters before gradually
picking up from late 2017.
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? The economic slowdown will continue to weigh on consumer confidence over the coming quarters,
impacting headline food sales in Canada. Upmarket, niche categories, popular among higher-income
households will be less impacted by the slowdown.
? Demand for premium and innovative alcoholic drinks will remain strong across the industry, benefiting
craft brewers and distillers. Supported by favourable structural dynamics, wine will be the most
promising alcoholic drinks category.