Key Industry Indicators

The Quick Service Restaurant Market

  • The quick service restaurant market is the largest generator of traffic in the commercial foodservice industry in Canada, representing 50% of all meals and snacks sold in industry and generating $30.3 billion in sales in 2019. (Source: NPD Group Canada)

Quick Service Restaurants

  • The quick service restaurant industry served 4.6 billion customers in 2019. (Source: NPD Group Canada)
  • Chain brands dominate the quick service restaurant market in Canada accounting for over 80% of all traffic. (Source: NPD Group Canada)

QSR Industry

  • The QSR Burger market in Canada generated sales of $9.2 billion in 2019, representing 31% of the total quick service restaurant market. (Source: NPD Group Canada)
  • The QSR Burger market in Canada consists of A&W, Burger King, Dairy Queen, McDonald's, Wendy's, and Harvey's. Sales generated by these brands account for 97% of all QSR burger sales in Canada. (Source: NPD Group Canada)
  • A&W is the second largest QSR burger chain in Canada for share of traffic, sales and locations in Canada. (Source: NPD Group Canada)