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.
With the cost of living constantly rising, consumers are demanding greater value from retailers when it comes to making purchasing decisions. Increasingly, that means ‘spying before buying’, with tech savvy consumers scouting around online to compare products, prices and promotions at different retailers before deciding where to spend their money.
A base is a super concentrated cordial product to which you would add sugar when reconstituting. Examples of this type of product are Fouro and Sixo manufactured by Tiger Brands. These are included in cordials and squashes in this report to maintain player confidentiality
Chewing and bubble gum is an emulsion made of a gum base, sweeteners including sucrose, corn syrup, dextrose and for sugarless types, mannitol, sorbitol and xylitol; acidulants and/or flavours; possibly a plasticizer such as sorbitol and highly concentrated oil-based flavours; and glycerine such as humecant.
Retailing north of SA takes the up escalator
20/06/2011 - 14:49
SOUTH African retailers are revolutionising consumer shopping habits across Africa, changing the way consumers shop and what they buy.