BMI View: We hold an optimistic outlook for the food and drink industry over 2016 and 2017 owing to the
well-established South African food market, with industry players well-placed to overcome short-term
consumer downturn. The drinks market will benefit from an emerg ..."
The Dairy market in South Africa is forecast to register higher growth in value terms during 2015-2020 compared to 2010-2015 driven by a large young population. Milk is the leading value category while the Soymilk and Soy Drinks category is for ..."
BMI View: South Africa's food and drink industry will remain hampered by the country's economic
downturn in 2016. The consumer outlook will be bleak over this period stemming from rising food prices,
which will weigh on household spending. We believe industry players ..."
The South African beer market continues to edge upwards, primarily driven by population growth. Mainstream brands dominated the market volume in 2015 and accounted for 76% of the total volume. The South African beer market remains oriented towa ..."
Bottled water comes from sources such as wells, springs, artesian wells, and the municipal water supply. It typically undergoes a purification process before being packaged in plastic or glass bottles. Bottled water can be categorized into mineral water, still water, flavored ..."
BMI View: Growth in South Africa's food and drink industry will be tepid due to a weaker economic
outlook and lower consumer spending. Cash-strapped consumers will restrict growth for premium products
in the industry, while rising health consciousness and the proposal ..."
BMI View: South Africa's food and drink industry will be under pressure in 2016, with a weaker currency
and unfavourable weather conditions for agricultural production pushing up food prices. Non essential
consumption will start to fall over the same period due to dec ..."
Some of the key trends noted across South Africa include: consumers starting to watch their sugar intake especially in western markets where low calorie variants are taking share, or consumers moving towards packaged water and flavoured waters; ..."
BMI View: South Africa's economic growth will remain on the slow side over the coming months. With
potential growth falling and now in line with actual growth, higher growth in South Africa is dependent on
structural reforms. The country's electricity crisis reflects ..."
Cider appeals to both sexes, as it is now more acceptable for women to be seen drinking in public and has continued its steady growth in South Africa. Ciders have the same price point as imported premium beer, and have utilized the clear glass ..."