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In 2010 the RTD (ready to drink) fruit juice recovered from volume losses seen over the economic downturn. The market is expected to reach 2007 levels by the end of 2011 as consumers free up more disposable income for luxury items like fruit juice. Regional distribution of RTD juice remained fairly constant from the pattern seen in 2009, with Gauteng and the northern provinces continuing to dominate. Channel distribution on the other hand changed significantly with a notable skew towards retail and wholesale as the smart shopping trend continues to gain popularity. Source: BMI Click here to find Fruit Juice brands
This traditional maize-based drink is widely consumed in South Africa as a meal replacement or energy-giving snack. Click here to find Mageu brands
From 1998 through to 2007, the bottled water market averaged a volume growth rate of 27.0% per annum. This was a function of the category being fairly new and becoming established within the South African market. The growth in popularity of bottled water was exceptional. However, following this boom, category growth plummeted. From an exceptional growth of 30.4% in 2007, the volume increase recorded for 2008 was a limited 4.9%. The years to follow were much the same, with increases of 3.3% and 4.2% recorded for 2009 and 2010 respectively. Source: BMI Click here to find Water brands
To increase factory capacity, aQuelle recently commissioned a new state-of-the-art production line, which includes a blow-moulder, filler, labeller, shrink-wrapper and palletizer. This addition has increased capacity by 60%.
With a history that goes back to 1789 when the Marquis of Lessert pronounced Evian Natural Spring Water ‘miraculous’ for his health, it has been preferred above all other spring waters. And now, in South Africa, Evian is being distributed by Stafford Bros & Draeger (SBD).
In recognition of the importance of the lower LSM market, Clover has launched an interactive campaign searching for the most loved KOTA using Clover Individually Wrapped Process Cheese Slices.
After months of intense research and product testing, Bokomo has created a formula for new Corn Flakes that are thinner, crispier and crunchier than before, pushing the product’s taste appeal clean off the charts.
KBL introduces responsibility platform
16/10/2013 - 09:22
Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) has taken in the quest to provide information on alcohol and responsible consumption is through their site, www.talkingalcohol.com
GSK sells thrombosis drugs to Aspen for $1bn
01/10/2013 - 10:00
London - Britain's biggest drug maker GlaxoSmithKline agreed the £700m sale of its thrombosis drug brands and a related factory to Aspen Pharmacare, as part of its strategy to focus on growth products.
Woolworths reports strong results
29/08/2013 - 08:34
Highlights • Turnover up 23.2% • Profit before tax up 27.1% • Headline earnings per share up 27.3% (52 weeks: 25.3%) • Return on equity up from 46.4% to 49.7% • Cash dividend of 148 cents declared
Coca-Cola invests Sh1.2 billion in plastic plant, Kenya
18/07/2013 - 10:26
Coca-Cola through Nairobi Bottlers has invested Sh1.2 billion in a new manufacturing plant that produces materials for production of plastic bottles.
Retail price of mealie-meal hiked, Zambia
18/07/2013 - 09:43
The retail price of mealie-meal has been increased by about K5 after millers hiked the cost of the staple food by K2 on account of the removal of fuel and maize subsidies.