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Packaging Industry in South Africa

Packaging Industry in South Africa

South Africa’s economy continued to struggle in 2016 with the country seeing only weak growth, unemployment rates rising and disposable income struggling. Because of this situation consumers looked for the best value for money when making purchases which led to rising sales of bulk pack sizes, small pack sizes, multipacks, and discounted products. This situation continued to influence the actions of retailers and manufacturers which looked to offer new pack sizes and price promotions.

Euromonitor International's Packaging in South Africa report offers insight into key trends and developments in the industry. The report also examines trends and prospect for various pack types and closures: metal packaging, rigid plastic, glass, liquid cartons, paper-based containers; flexible packaging.

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

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PACKAGING IN SOUTH AFRICA
Euromonitor International
January 2018
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Executive Summary
Weak Economy Influences Packaging Industry
Snacking Trend Results in Demand for Smaller Pack Sizes
Growth of Pet Bottles Supported by Recycling Trend
Larger Pack Sizes for Sharing With Friends Prove Popular
Pack Sizes Based on Offering Best Deal
Stand-up Pouches Sees Dynamic Growth
Key Trends and Developments
Convenience of Growing Importance Within Dairy
Smaller Packs Sizes Prove Popular Under the Shadow of Sugar Tax
Cheaper Bag-in-box Format Proves Popular Due To Cost Savings
Consumers Search for Value for Money in Home Care
Customers Drawn To Easy-to-use Packaging
Packaging Legislation
the National Environmental Waste Act 2008
Baby Food Packaging Impacted by New Legislation
New Regulation of the Dairy Industry
Recycling and the Environment
Paris Agreement on Climate Change To Impact Packaging Manufacturers
Manufacturers of Coffee Pods Introducing Eco-friendly Packaging
South Africa Sees Improvement in Its Recycling Rate
Table 1 Overview of Packaging Recycling and Recovery in South Africa: 2015/2016
Packaging Design and Labelling
Pack Sizes Influenced by Convenience and the Economic Situation
Longer Working Hours and Busy On-the-go Lifestyles Drive Demand
Innovation Key To Standing Out in the Marketplace
Afripack (pty) Ltd in Packaging Industry (south Africa)
Strategic Direction
Key Facts
Summary 1 Afripack (Pty) Ltd: Key Facts
Production
Summary 2 Major End-use Categories for Afripak (Pty) Ltd by Pack Type: 2016
Competitive Positioning
Astrapak Ltd in Packaging Industry (south Africa)
Strategic Direction
Key Facts
Summary 3 Astrapak Ltd: Key Facts
Production
Summary 4 Major End-use Categories for Astrapak Ltd by Pack Type: 2016
Competitive Positioning
Bowler-metcalf Ltd in Packaging Industry (south Africa)
Strategic Direction
Key Facts
Summary 5 Bowler-Metcalf Ltd: Key Facts
Production
Summary 6 Major End-use Categories for Bowler-Metcalf Ltd by Pack Type: 2016
Competitive Positioning
Consol Ltd in Packaging Industry (south Africa)
Strategic Direction
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Summary 7 Consol Ltd: Key Facts
Production
Summary 8 Major End-use Categories for Consol Ltd by Pack Type: 2016
Competitive Positioning
Mpact Ltd in Packaging Industry (south Africa)
Strategic Direction
Key Facts
Summary 9 Mpact Ltd: Key Facts
Production
Summary 10 Major End-use Categories for Mpact Ltd by Pack Type: 2016
Competitive Positioning
Nampak Ltd in Packaging Industry (south Africa)
Strategic Direction
Key Facts
Summary 11 Nampak Ltd: Key Facts
Production
Summary 12 Major End-use Categories for Nampak Ltd by Pack Type: 2016
Competitive Positioning
Polyoak Packaging Group (pty) Ltd in Packaging Industry (south Africa)
Strategic Direction
Key Facts
Summary 13 Polyoak Packaging Group (pty) Ltd: Key Facts
Production
Summary 14 Major End-use Categories for Polyoak Packaging Group (pty) Ltd by Pack Type: 2016
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Tetra Pak South Africa (pty) Ltd in Packaging Industry (south Africa)
Strategic Direction
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Summary 15 Tetra Pak South Africa (pty) Ltd: Key Facts
Production
Summary 16 Major End-use Categories for Tetra Pak South Africa (pty) Ltd by Pack Type: 2016
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