Processed snacks inflation in Canada stood at 13.910% in April 2023, according to GlobalData’s report on the prices of stock keeping units (SKUs) supplied through online retailers. In Q4 2023, GlobalData monitored the pricing of 214 processed snacks SKUs from companies such as Pringles, Compliments and President’s Choice that were sold by e-retailers. Buy the report here.

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Pricing is crucial, especially in a challenging economic climate, as competitive pricing and price leadership impact consumers’ choices. GlobalData’s pricing analysis reveals that Voila offered lowest prices of the total SKUs within the processed snacks category from October through December 2023, followed by Atlantic SuperMarket and Plantx Canada. According to the analysis, the price range of $5 and below was the most competitive, with 197 SKUs.

The chart below illustrates price leadership among the covered retailers which offer the highest number of low-priced products in the category. Of all retailers, Voila had greatest share of lowest prices for individual SKUs in processed snacks in Canada in Q4 2023.

Analysis of the quarterly price data showed that no discounts were offered for processed snacks category by the retailers tracked by GlobalData. Among variants, the tracker revealed cheese sticks and cheezies as the most popular (by number of SKUs) processed snacks variants. These were priced 13.36% lower than the average price of a processed snacks SKU.

Among the e-retailers tracked by GlobalData, the leading ones, based on the number of SKUs, were Voila, Atlantic SuperMarket, Plantx Canada, Real Candian Superstore and Valu Mart. According to the analysis, Voila had the lowest average unit price, while the retailer with the widest product assortment was Voila.

The report brings attention to the intricate pricing dynamics within the processed snacks market, examining both the SKU and retailer levels, and offering invaluable insights for stakeholders. Notably, Voila, Atlantic SuperMarket and Plantx Canada stood out as prominent e-retailers, providing competitive pricing for a substantial number of processed snacks SKUs. However, to comprehensively grasp processed snacks market in Canada, continuous tracking of SKU pricing over time is necessary.

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GlobalData’s online price intelligence platform helps users analyze price leadership and price gaps, as well as visualize product variants at the SKU level, across multiple geographies, retailers, and categories. The platform, a product of Consumer Intelligence Center provides price insights from more than 370 online retailers across 44 countries.