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BMi Research: Sugar Confectionary in South Africa

Aug 8th, 07:49

BMi Research: Sugar Confectionary in South Africa

The boiled sweets market, which has been declining for the past two years, saw its greatest drop in volumes during 2012. This decline was caused primarily by major players who are either no longer focusing on the product, or have close on stopped their production of this category. Category pricing saw a significant increase during the base year, this being the largest growth rate since 2008. However, even with the price increase, the drop in volume was too large to sustain the overall value for the category.

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