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Foodservice Facts 2018


Foodservice Facts is Canada’s most trusted foodservice industry research and insights guide. This annual report presents the latest foodservice statistics, trends and forecasts, along with a detailed analysis of how they will affect foodservice operators. From forecasting to market research, learn how to reach your consumers and win in today’s competitive market.

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This year’s theme is Mining for Margins, which pinpoints the increasing need for operators to explore untapped markets and diversify revenue streams beyond business as usual. We identified the factors that are driving foodservice sales — like the continuing influence of millenials, and the growing importance of breakfast in foodservice — to help you make informed business decisions for the future.

Report Highlights
  • In 2018, the foodservice share of the total food dollar is forecast to rise to 39.5% — it’s highest level since 2004.
  • 79% of the traffic growth at foodservice is by millennials.
  • By 2022, total foodservice sales are projected to grow to $100 billion.
Table of Contents
  • Mining for Opportunities
  • Canada’s Restaurant Industry
  • Foodservice Employment
  • Restaurants Canada’s 2018 Foodservice Forecast
  • Commercial Foodservice Segments
  • A Look at the Provinces
  • Long-term Forecast: 2019-2022
  • Household Spending
  • Profitability

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