Overall the canned protein market in South Africa grew in 2012. This growth was largely driven by canned fish which constitutes the bulk of the canned protein market. Canned fish volumes increased in 2012. The smaller, canned meat market, showed a lower volume growth in 2012.
Lucky Star was voted as a favourite brand in the Grand Prix Category for Tinned Food in the recent 2013 Sunday Times Top Brands Survey. Lucky Star is the market leader in most canned fish sectors.
To promote its nationwide Mega Consumer Competition, Lucky Star has launched a television commercial to show consumers how they can win one of several cash prizes up for grabs.
Lucky Star is serving up more smiles as the second R100 000 winner and the second R15 000 winner have been revealed in the Lucky Star Mega Consumer Competition. The winners hail from Port Shepstone in KwaZulu-Natal and Peddie, in the Eastern Cape, respectively.
Oceana buys Foodcorp division
05/06/2013 - 08:04
Johannesburg - Oceana, South Africa’s biggest seller of canned fish, agreed to acquire Foodcorp’s fishing unit for 445 million rand ($45.9 million) to extend operations.
Oceana Group cites good industrial relations and zero fatalities for avoiding strikes
20/11/2012 - 08:19
Hot on the heels of a sturdy operating profit announcement earlier this month, the Oceana Group, the biggest seller of canned fish in South Africa, reported that it had “zero” strikes in the past year, which was testimony to its good industrial relations.
SA consumers shed recessionary mindset
06/08/2012 - 08:14
Johannesburg - South Africans seem to be shedding the recessionary mindset.