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Fresh Food in South Africa

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Fresh Food in South Africa
Published: January 12, 2022
Euromonitor International
Content info: 72 Pages
Delivery time: 1-2 business days
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2021 has been a difficult year for fresh food, following the pandemic and the local economic recession. Prior to the emergence of COVID-19, South Africa had already entered a recession. Well into 2021, consumers have remained under extreme financial pressure and have reduced non-essential spending. Unemployment reached an all-time high in 2021 as a result of the pandemic, while a sluggish vaccine rollout has further contributed to uncertainty. The purchasing power of local consumers has decrease...

Euromonitor International's Fresh Food in South Africa report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data in volume terms 2017-2021, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market - be they new product developments, consumption patterns and distribution data. Forecasts to 2026 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Eggs, Fish and Seafood, Fruits, Meat, Nuts, Pulses, Starchy Roots, Sugar and Sweeteners, Vegetables.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Fresh Food market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market's major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

List Of Contents And Tables

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Fresh food in 2021: The big picture
  • 2021 key trends
  • Retailing developments
  • What next for fresh food?

MARKET DATA

  • Table 1 Total Sales of Fresh Food by Category: Total Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 2 Total Sales of Fresh Food by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 3 Retail Sales of Fresh Food by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 4 Retail Sales of Fresh Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 5 Retail Sales of Fresh Food by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 6 Retail Sales of Fresh Food by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 7 Retail Sales of Fresh Food by Packaged vs Unpackaged: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 8 Retail Distribution of Fresh Food by Format: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 9 Forecast Total Sales of Fresh Food by Category: Total Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 10 Forecast Total Sales of Fresh Food by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 11 Forecast Retail Sales of Fresh Food by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 12 Forecast Retail Sales of Fresh Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 13 Forecast Retail Sales of Fresh Food by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 14 Forecast Retail Sales of Fresh Food by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

DISCLAIMER

SOURCES

    • Summary 1 Research Sources

MEAT IN SOUTH AFRICA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Chicken sees demand from budget-conscious consumers despite challenging year
  • Bulk buying persists as consumers enjoy pantry stocking during the review period

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Potential price pressure could threaten meat sales as economic pressures mount
  • Growing awareness of animal welfare might hamper future growth
    • Summary 10 Major Processors of Meat 2021

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 119 Total Sales of Meat by Category: Total Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 120 Total Sales of Meat by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 121 Retail Sales of Meat by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 122 Retail Sales of Meat by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 123 Retail Sales of Meat by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 124 Retail Sales of Meat by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 125 Retail Sales of Meat by Packaged vs Unpackaged: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 126 Forecast Sales of Meat by Category: Total Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 127 Forecast Sales of Meat by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 128 Forecast Retail Sales of Meat by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 129 Forecast Retail Sales of Meat by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 130 Forecast Retail Sales of Meat by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 131 Forecast Retail Sales of Meat by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

FISH AND SEAFOOD IN SOUTH AFRICA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt operations
  • Sustainable practices more important to consumers as local biomass declines

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Competition from packaged fish and seafood expected to hamper future growth
  • Illegal fishing and growing informal sales likely to subdue retail demand
    • Summary 2 Major Processors of Fish and Seafood 2021

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 15 Total Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: Total Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 16 Total Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 17 Retail Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 18 Retail Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 19 Retail Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 20 Retail Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 21 Retail Sales of Fish and Seafood by Packaged vs Unpackaged: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 22 Forecast Total Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: Total Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 23 Forecast Total Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 24 Forecast Retail Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 25 Forecast Retail Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 26 Forecast Retail Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 27 Forecast Retail Sales of Fish and Seafood by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

PULSES IN SOUTH AFRICA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Pulses benefits from being an affordable source of protein
  • Availability of affordable processed format a threat to sales of fresh pulses

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Reduced meat consumption presents opportunities
  • Internationalisation innovation driven by private label
    • Summary 3 Major Processors of Pulses 2021

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 28 Total Sales of Pulses by Category: Total Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 29 Total Sales of Pulses by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 30 Retail Sales of Pulses by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 31 Retail Sales of Pulses by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 32 Retail Sales of Pulses by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 33 Retail Sales of Pulses by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 34 Retail Sales of Pulses by Packaged vs Unpackaged: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 35 Forecast Total Sales of Pulses by Category: Total Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 36 Forecast Total Sales of Pulses by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 37 Forecast Retail Sales of Pulses by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 38 Forecast Retail Sales of Pulses by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 39 Forecast Retail Sales of Pulses by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 40 Forecast Retail Sales of Pulses by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

VEGETABLES IN SOUTH AFRICA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Frozen vegetables pose significant threat to fresh format
  • Greater focus on vegetables to reduce lifestyle-related diseases

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Affordability remains a key priority for fresh vegetables
  • Revival of interest in reducing plastic waste
    • Summary 4 Major Processors of Vegetables 2021

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 41 Total Sales of Vegetables by Category: Total Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 42 Total Sales of Vegetables by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 43 Retail Sales of Vegetables by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 44 Retail Sales of Vegetables by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 45 Retail Sales of Vegetables by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 46 Retail Sales of Vegetables by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 47 Retail Sales of Vegetables by Packaged vs Unpackaged: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 48 Forecast Total Sales of Vegetables by Category: Total Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 49 Forecast Total Sales of Vegetables by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 50 Forecast Retail Sales of Vegetables by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 51 Forecast Retail Sales of Vegetables by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 52 Forecast Retail Sales of Vegetables by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 53 Forecast Retail Sales of Vegetables by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

STARCHY ROOTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Retail volumes normalise as consumers resume their busy lifestyles
  • Lapse of import tariffs on processed potatoes undermine local potato production

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Convenience of frozen processed potatoes a hinderance for future growth of fresh format
  • Sweet potato hero crop to help alleviate malnutrition among children in South Africa
    • Summary 5 Major Processors of Starchy Roots 2021

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 54 Total Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: Total Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 55 Total Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 56 Retail Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 57 Retail Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 58 Retail Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 59 Retail Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 60 Retail Sales of Starchy Roots by Packaged vs Unpackaged: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 61 Forecast Total Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: Total Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 62 Forecast Total Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 63 Forecast Retail Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 64 Forecast Retail Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 65 Forecast Retail Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 66 Forecast Retail Sales of Starchy Roots by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

FRUITS IN SOUTH AFRICA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Retail volumes normalise following COVID-19 pandemic
  • Blueberries continues to see strong performance due to stronger local production

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Optimistic outlook for fruits as consumers incorporate these fresh products into their diets
  • Affordability remains a key priority for fresh fruit sales
    • Summary 6 Major Processors of Fruits 2021

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 67 Total Sales of Fruits by Category: Total Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 68 Total Sales of Fruits by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 69 Retail Sales of Fruits by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 70 Retail Sales of Fruits by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 71 Retail Sales of Fruits by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 72 Retail Sales of Fruits by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 73 Retail Sales of Fruits by Packaged vs Unpackaged: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 74 Forecast Total Sales of Fruits by Category: Total Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 75 Forecast Total Sales of Fruits by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 76 Forecast Retail Sales of Fruits by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 77 Forecast Retail Sales of Fruits by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 78 Forecast Retail Sales of Fruits by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 79 Forecast Retail Sales of Fruits by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

NUTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Online platforms play a significant role in boosting performance of nuts
  • Pioneer Foods recalls several products due to salmonella concerns

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Increasing local production has potential to provide more affordable nuts
  • Nuts expected to benefit from health and wellness trend over the forecast period
    • Summary 7 Major Processors of Nuts 2021

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 80 Total Sales of Nuts by Category: Total Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 81 Total Sales of Nuts by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 82 Retail Sales of Nuts by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 83 Retail Sales of Nuts by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 84 Retail Sales of Nuts by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 85 Retail Sales of Nuts by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 86 Retail Sales of Nuts by Packaged vs Unpackaged: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 87 Forecast Total Sales of Nuts by Category: Total Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 88 Forecast Total Sales of Nuts by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 89 Forecast Retail Sales of Nuts by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 90 Forecast Retail Sales of Nuts by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 91 Forecast Retail Sales of Nuts by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 92 Forecast Retail Sales of Nuts by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

EGGS IN SOUTH AFRICA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Demand for eggs slows as consumers resume busy lifestyles
  • Several incidents lead to declining local production of eggs

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Greater awareness of free range eggs leads to increasing demand
  • Demand to increase but several obstacles expected to challenge industry
    • Summary 8 Major Processors of Eggs 2021

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 93 Total Sales of Eggs: Total Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 94 Total Sales of Eggs: % Total Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 95 Retail Sales of Eggs: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 96 Retail Sales of Eggs: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 97 Retail Sales of Eggs: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 98 Retail Sales of Eggs: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 99 Retail Sales of Eggs by Packaged vs Unpackaged: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 100 Forecast Total Sales of Eggs: Total Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 101 Forecast Total Sales of Eggs: % Total Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 102 Forecast Retail Sales of Eggs: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 103 Forecast Retail Sales of Eggs: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 104 Forecast Retail Sales of Eggs: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 105 Forecast Retail Sales of Eggs: % Value Growth 2021-2026

SUGAR AND SWEETENERS IN SOUTH AFRICA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Fewer discounts lead to lower demand for sugar as unit price continues to rise
  • Government seeks to protect local production

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Sluggish outlook through retail expected as disposable incomes shrink
  • Sugar to suffer from increasingly unhealthy image
    • Summary 9 Major Processors of Sugar and Sweeteners 2021

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 106 Total Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: Total Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 107 Total Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: % Total Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 108 Retail Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 109 Retail Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 110 Retail Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 111 Retail Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 112 Retail Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners by Packaged vs Unpackaged: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 113 Forecast Total Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: Total Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 114 Forecast Total Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: % Total Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 115 Forecast Retail Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 116 Forecast Retail Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 117 Forecast Retail Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 118 Forecast Retail Sales of Sugar and Sweeteners: % Value Growth 2021-2026