South Africa Oils and Fats – Market Assessment and Forecasts to 2024

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The South African oils & fats sector is led by oils category in both value and volume terms, in 2019. Oils category is forecast to register the fastest value growth, whereas solid fats category is forecast to be the fastest growing category in volume terms during 2019-2024. Hypermarkets & supermarkets accounted for the leading share in the distribution of oils & fats products. Rigid plastics is the most commonly used pack material in the country. Consumption of oils & fats is higher among females than males in the country. Willowton Group, Unilever and Bidco Oil Refineries Ltd. are the top three companies in the South African oils & fats sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the oils and fats sector in South Africa provides insights on high growth markets to target, trends in the usage of packaging materials, types and closures category level distribution data and brands market shares.

What else is contained?

– Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2014-2024
– Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for oils and fats with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2019-2024
– Leading players: Market share of brands (in value and volume terms) and private labels (in value terms) in 2019
– Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as cash & carries and warehouse clubs , convenience stores, department stores, “dollar stores”, variety stores & general merchandise retailers, e-retailers, food & drinks specialists, hypermarkets & supermarkets, and other general retailers
– 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 type for: aerosol, speciality container, carton- liquid, jar, wrapper, can, bottle, bag/sachet, tub, stand-up pouch, and tray.

Scope

– The per capita consumption of oils and fats was higher in South Africa compared to both the global and the regional levels in 2019

– South African consumers prefer value for money products in the oils and fats sector

– In South Africa, the per capita consumption of oils was higher than solid fats in 2019

– In the oils category, products with health & wellness claims are forecast to grow at a higher CAGR than products without health & wellness claims during 2019-2024

– Rigid plastics is the most commonly used pack material in the South African oils and fats sector

– Kids & babies account for the leading share in the consumption of oils and fats in South Africa

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, rural-urban split, and employed people and unemployment rate. It also includes economic summary of the country along with labor market and demographic trends.

Willowton Group
Unilever
Bidco Oil Refineries Ltd.
Rein Oil Cc
Pietro Coricelli S.p.A. P.iva
Elangeni Oil
Wilmar International Ltd.
FOODCORP GROUP PTY LTD
Epic Foods (Pty) Ltd
Southern Oil (Pty) Ltd

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Report scope

Executive summary

Part 1: Market Environment

Value and volume share of South Africa in the global and Middle East & African market

Growth analysis of South Africa compared to other leading countries in the Middle East & Africa market

PCC and PCE of South Africa compared to global and Middle East & Africa market

Part 2: Sector Deep Dive

South Africa oils and fats sector snapshot

Market size analysis

Demand for premium products

Cross category comparison – value growth analysis and category winners and losers

Cross category comparison – volume growth analysis and category winners and losers

Part 3: Category Deep Dive

Per capita consumption analysis by category

Market size analysis- category: oils

Segment level analysis (in value terms) – oils

Segment level analysis (in volume terms) – oils

Market size analysis- category: solid fats

Segment level analysis (in value terms) – solid fats

Segment level analysis (in volume terms) – solid fats

Part 4: Distribution Analysis

Channel share analysis

Part 5: Competitive Environment

Leading companies value and volume share

Brand share analysis of top 5 companies

Brand share analysis by category of top 5 companies

Degree of consolidation/fragmentation by category

Part 6: Health & Wellness Analysis

Health & wellness analysis by category

Health & wellness analysis by product attributes

Health & wellness analysis by consumer benefits

Cross category comparison- products with H&W Vs. non H&W claims

Part 7: Packaging Analysis

Pack material growth analysis

Pack type growth analysis

Closure type growth analysis

Part 8: City Deep Dive

Value and volume growth analysis by leading cities

Category wise growth analysis by leading cities

Growth contribution by leading cities

Part 9: Consumergraphics

Demographic analysis

Part 10: Macroeconomic Analysis

GDP development

Population growth

Labor market development

Impact of macroeconomic factors in South Africa's economic growth

South Africa risk index (GCRI) 2019

Methodology

Definitions

Appendix

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