BMi Research 2013 Annual Quantification Report Media Feedback Report - RTD Fruit Juice
Aug 20th, 09:16
This category should have a minimum pure fruit juice content of 6%.
Carbonated Fruit Drinks
Carbonated fruit based drinks is a concept which provides nutritional elements of the fruit along with natural pigments and flavour in addition to carbonation effects.
It is stipulated that this category should include a minimum of 12.5% to 50% pure fruit juice content, depending on the type of fruit used. For instance, orange nectar requires a minimum of 50% pure orange juice, and lemon nectar a minimum of 12.5% pure juice.
Pure Fruit Juice
Pure fruit juice may be classified into two sub-categories, namely:
Unsweetened fruit juice
This category includes 100% pure fruit juice.
Sweetened Fruit Juice
This product comprises 70-90% pure juice depending on the type of fruit used in the juice. (Example Lemon – 70% minimum pure lemon juice, Orange – 90% pure orange juice).
Market Trends Fruit Juice
•The Fruit Juice market grew in volume terms in 2012.
•The Fruit Juice market saw a increase in the price per litre in 2012.
•This price increase, in conjunction with the volume increase, resulted in a Fruit Juice market value increase.
•In distribution terms, both garage forecourts and top-end retail gained volume share to the loss of wholesale, bottom end retail, exports and on-consumption.
•There was a regional shift away from the Mpumalanga, Free State, Limpopo, Gauteng and Eastern Cape towards KwaZulu-Natal, North West Province, Northern Cape, Western Cape and Export.Click here for more information on BMI Research
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Rice volumes in South Africa increased by a large growth in 2012. This abnormally large growth is attributed to the price increases for maize meal experienced during 2012. The demand for rice increased substantially as consumers switched their staple food from maize meal to rice.
The pasta market within South Africa declined in 2012. Dry pasta which comprises the majority of the pasta market lost share in 2012. However, the pasta meal kit market saw volumes increase.
The coffee market saw domination this year by a few top players, who pushed the volumes in the industry up. These players have products in all four of the market’s sub-sectors so their influence was felt all-round.
SADC food security ‘is most at risk’
24/07/2012 - 08:11
Some global agricultural players have identified the Southern African Development Community (SADC) as the most food insecure region, due to the brisk escalation of global staple food prices, which could lead to major food shortages.
Researchers want healthier food made cheaper
05/07/2012 - 09:16
The government needs to do more to protect South Africans from the lure of junk food by making healthier food cheaper and more readily available, say researchers from the University of the Western Cape.
SA farmers court Asian market
26/06/2012 - 07:58
Johannesburg - South African maize and citrus farmers are setting their sights on Asia as they grapple with increasing competition in Africa and falling demand in Europe.
‘African agriculture improving slowly’
24/02/2012 - 08:22
Improvements in agriculture remained slow in Sub Saharan Africa, said Microsoft founder Bill Gates in a speech at the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s 35th governing council in Rome, Italy on Thursday.
Blower-powered bottle dryer helps ensure product integrity cost effectively
09/02/2012 - 09:09
Haus Rabenhorst is a leading producer of the highest quality natural fruit and vegetable juices in Germany, with a history that goes back over 200 years. The product range, which comprises the finest quality un-diluted juices, covers more than 70 different fruit and vegetables.