Food shopping behavior in Canada

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Statista dossier on food shopping behavior in Canada

This dossier has been compiled to provide statistical information about food shopping and consumer behavior in Canada. A deep dive into data on store selection, shopping trips, food prices, expenditure, organic food, packaging, online grocery shopping, and the impact of COVID-19 on food shopping behavior can be found within.

Table of contents

  • 1. Store selection and shopping trips
    • Top grocery stores at which consumers regularly shop in Canada 2019

    • Reasons for choosing a specific store for grocery shopping in Canada 2019

    • Length of Canadian consumer visits to grocery stores 2018

    • Frequency of Canadian consumers visiting grocery stores 2018

    • Canadian frequency of micro-shopping grocery trips 2019

    • Leading retail destinations for healthy food of Canadians 2019

  • 2. Food prices and expenditure
    • Household affordability of food prices in Canada 2019

    • Categories Canadians are most concerned about with food inflation 2019

    • Shopping changes made in response to food prices in Canada 2019

    • Annual household expenditure on food in Canada 2010-2019

    • Canadian average monthly spend on vegetarian/vegan food 2019

    • Canadian average monthly spend on gluten-free food 2019

    • Canadian average monthly spend on lactose-free food 2019

  • 3. Organic food
    • Share of Canadians regularly purchasing organic products 2016-2019

    • Categories in which consumers purchase organic products regularly in Canada 2019

    • Attitudes towards organic products in Canada 2019

    • Where Canadians buy organic products 2019

    • Retailers Canadian organic food buyers shop at most often 2019

    • Canadians who buy organic pet food 2019

  • 4. Sustainable packaging
    • Canadians' preference for alternative food packaging by type 2019

    • Canadians actively shopping for food with non-plastic packaging by region 2019

    • Canadians purchasing food with green packaging by generation 2019

    • Canadians' who would pay more for bio-degradable packaged food by generation 2019

  • 5. Online grocery shopping
    • Canadian consumers who buy groceries online 2019

    • How Canadians prefer to have their online food shopping delivered 2020

    • Locations Canadians shop online for groceries 2020

    • Canada's online and in-store grocery expenditure share 2020

    • Canadian leading reasons to buy groceries online 2020

    • Factors that would persuade Canadians to shop online for groceries 2020

    • Canadian reasons not to buy groceries online 2020

  • 6. COVID-19 impact
    • Precautions taken when Canadians shop for groceries due to COVID-19 April 2020

    • Canadians worried about food shopping due to coronavirus March 2020

    • Stockpiling among Canadian consumers due to coronavirus outbreak March 2020

    • Food stockpiling by Canadians due to coronavirus by region March 2020

    • Canadian grocery shopping frequency during the coronavirus outbreak April 2020

    • Canadians who plan to increase online spending due to coronavirus by sector 2020

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