Canada Gluten Free Foods & Beverages Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Canada Gluten-Free Foods & Beverages Market is segmented by Type (Beverages, Bakery Products, Savoury Snacks, Dairy and Dairy-free Food, Meat and Meat Substitutes, Others) and Distribution Channel (Supermarket/Hypermarket, Online Channel, Convenience Stores and Other Distribution Channels).

Market Snapshot

Canada Gluten Free Foods & Beverages Market
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 9.1 %

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Market Overview

Canada gluten-free foods & beverage market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 9.1% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • According to data released by the Agriculture and Forestry Department of Canada and Health Canada, about 1% of Canadians have celiac disease. As per information released by the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) and Allergen Control Group (ACG), the increasing awareness of celiac diseases has resulted in the rise in demand for gluten-free food products.
  • Bakery products such as bread, cookies, and biscuits dominate the gluten-free foods and beverages market in Canada. Moreover, the increased availability of gluten-free products at mainstream retail outlets, such as Sobeys, Atlantic Superstore has further facilitated the market growth.

Scope of the report

Canada gluten-free foods & beverages market is segmented by type into beverages,bakery products, savoury snacks, dairy and dairy-free food, meats and meat substitutes, others. By distribution channel, the market is segmented into supermarket/hypermarket, online channel, convenience stores, and other distribution channels.

By Type
Bakery Products
Savoury Snacks
Dairy and Dairy-free Food
Meats and Meat Substitutes
By Distribution Channel
Online Channel
Convenience Stores
Other Distribution Channels

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Key Market Trends

Gluten-Free Pasta are Witnessing an Upsurge in Canada

Gluten-free is the fastest-growing among the overall free-from categories, indicating that the market has an immensely strong potential over the coming years. Associations like Health Canada are also playing a prominent role in maintaining the diet patterns of the country, which has extended the opportunities for the gluten-free pasta market in the country. The Health Canada Association also keeps a close watch on the circulation of the gluten-free product in the local market and constantly plays an important role, by reviewing the regulatory requirements surrounding the gluten-free category keeping a close check on the purity and safety of ingredients being incorporated into the produces.

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Supermarket/Hypermarket are the Leading Distribution Channel

Owing to a huge retail space catering to a wide variety of preferences, the supermarkets/ hypermarkets are dominant distribution channels for the sales of gluten-free foods and beverages across Canada. The business expansion and rising number of hypermarkets and supermarkets add to the sales of these retail formats and significantly contribute to the market studied. Additionally, all flavors and varieties of free-from foods and beverages are placed on the same shelf. Thus it becomes convenient for the consumers to select and buy the specific flavor and variety of food-based on their taste and preference.

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Competitive Landscape

The market is highly competitive, with a prominent presence of private label brands, and highly fragmented. The regional players such as Grupo Bimbo and Kinnikinnick Foods Inc. holds a significant share of the market. New product launches, mergers and acquisitions, and expansions are the major strategies adopted by the companies in this market. Owing to the rapidly developing nature of the market, new product innovation has become the most commonly used strategy, among all.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study



    1. 3.1 Market Overview


    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Type

      1. 5.1.1 Beverages

      2. 5.1.2 Bakery Products

      3. 5.1.3 Savoury Snacks

      4. 5.1.4 Dairy and Dairy-free Food

      5. 5.1.5 Meats and Meat Substitutes

      6. 5.1.6 Others

    2. 5.2 By Distribution Channel

      1. 5.2.1 Supermarkets/Hypermarkets

      2. 5.2.2 Online Channel

      3. 5.2.3 Convenience Stores

      4. 5.2.4 Other Distribution Channels


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Share Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Conagra Brands, Inc.

      2. 6.4.2 Kinnikinnick Foods Inc.

      3. 6.4.3 Grupo Bimbo

      4. 6.4.4 Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods

      5. 6.4.5 Nature's Path Foods

      6. 6.4.6 Hain-Celestia

      7. 6.4.7 GreenSpace Brands

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Canada Gluten-Free Foods & Beverages Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Canada Gluten-Free Foods & Beverages Market is growing at a CAGR of 9.1% over the next 5 years.

Conagra Brands, Inc. , Grupo Bimbo, Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, Nature's Path Foods, Amy's Kitchen, Inc. are the major companies operating in Canada Gluten-Free Foods & Beverages Market.

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