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2006 food industry review




Growth in 2006 in the food manufacturing sector stands in contrast to the flat, or slightly lower performance of the total Canadian manufacturing sector. [...] The graph above (figure 1) shows total sales trends for the past 11 years in the food and total manufacturing sectors in Canada. [...] It appears that the bulk of the food industry sales increase was derived from volume, as opposed to pricing increases. [...] The following graph (figure 2) shows the performance of the Industry Price Index, which is the wholesale price index for manufacturer sales. [...] The following graph (figure 3) shows the performance of the Canadian supermarket industry relative to the total retail industry from 1995 through 2006.



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