BMi Thirsty Thoughts: Tea
May 9th 2012, 07:29
BMi Research’s annual quantification of the tea market included an analysis of black tea, iced tea, rooibos and speciality tea. The mainstay of the market remains with black tea which commands a 58.3% share of overall market volumes.
>Read more in the Annual Market Quantification (December 2011)
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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.
New CEO for Pick n Pay
03/10/2012 - 10:18
Johannesburg - Pick n Pay Stores [JSE:PIK] announced on Wednesday that after an extensive international search, it has appointed Richard Brasher, the former Tesco board member, as Pick n CEO effective from February 2013.
One of SA’s most popular national retail centre
28/09/2012 - 14:57
Norwood Mall’s new tenant mix, including anchor tenants Pick n Pay, Woolworths, Dis-Chem and, latest addition, Food Lover’s Market, has created one of the most commanding retail attractions for a centre of its size.
Sales of 'smart devices' soar globally
27/09/2012 - 09:20
Washington - Global sales of so-called smart connected devices - computers, smartphones and tablets - rose sharply in the past quarter, driven by smartphones and tablets, a survey showed Wednesday.
Retailers Can Capture More Sales at Front End: Research
26/09/2012 - 08:34
Retailers may be missing incremental sales opportunities at the front end, according to recent front-end best practices gleaned from research completed by Wrigley.
Tiger Brands acquires a 63.35% shareholding interest in Dangote Flour Mills in Nigeria
25/09/2012 - 08:54
Tiger Brands Limited (“Tiger Brands”) and Dangote Industries Limited (“Dangote”) are pleased to announce they have executed a share sale and purchase agreement which will result in Tiger Brands acquiring a 63.35% shareholding in Dangote Flour Mills Plc (“Dangote Flour Mills”) for approximately R1.5 billion from Dangote. The transaction is expected to be effected during the first week of October 2012.