Country Profile: Syrups & Spreads in South Africa

Country Profile: Syrups & Spreads in South Africa

Published: April 2018
Publisher: GlobalData
Product ref: 294352
Pages: 92
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The South African syrups & spreads sector is led by the sweet spreads category in both value and volume terms. The category is also forecast to register the fastest growth, in both value and volume terms, during 2017-2022. Hypermarkets & supermarkets account for the leading share in the distribution of syrups & spreads products in the country. Glass is the most commonly used pack material, followed by rigid plastics. Tiger Brands Limited, Rhodes Food Group (SA) and RCL Foods are the leading market players in the South African syrups & spreads sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the syrups & spreads sector in South Africa provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?
• Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2012-2022
• Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for ‘jams, jellies & preserves’, molasses, savory spreads, sweet spreads, and syrups with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2017-2022
• Leading players: Market share of brands in value terms in 2017
• Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as Cash & Carries and warehouse Clubs, Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists, eRetailers and others
• Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Pack material data for Glass, Flexible Packaging, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, Rigid metal and others; Pack data for: Bottle, Can,Tub, Bag/Sachet, and Jar.


• The per capita consumption of syrups & spreads was lower in South Africa compared to the global and regional levels in 2017
• The sweet spreads category is expected to gain maximum share in value terms during 2017-2022
• Per capita consumption of sweet spreads is higher in South Africa when compared to the regional and global averages
• Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the leading distribution channel in South African syrups & spreads sector
• Private label penetration is highest in the syrups category
• Glass is the most commonly used pack material in South African syrups & spreads sector.

Reasons to buy

• Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis
• Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities
• Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning
• Manufacturers can identify the opportunities to position products with H&W attributes/benefits
• Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion
• The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector
• Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as real GDP, nominal GDP, consumer price index, household consumption expenditure, population (by age group, gender, rurral-urban split, and employed people and unemployment rate. It also includes economic summary of the country along with labor market and demographic trends.

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Related research categories

By sector: Syrups (in Ingredients), Spreads (in Spreads, sauces & condiments)

By market: South Africa (in Africa), Africa

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