Packaging Industry in South Africa


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Packaging Industry in South Africa

Challenging economic conditions are proving to be a key determinant in the development of packaging trends across product categories in the South African market, as manufacturers seek to keep costs down and consumers pay closer attention to the management of household budgets. Economic pressures are having a diverse impact across, and even within, categories, however, leading to growing demand for both smaller and larger pack sizes, as well as boosting the development of formats such as plastic...

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
October 2019
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Executive Summary
Tough Economic Climate, Environmental Awareness and Convenience Shaping Packaging Trends
Packaging To Play Role in Packaged Food Differentiation
Value Packaging Continues To Drive Sales in Carbonates
Challenging Economic Conditions Drive Emergence of Larger Value-for-money Packaging
Polarisation of Pack Types Driven by Value-seeking Behaviour and Convenience in Beauty and Personal Care
Plastic Pouch Refill Packs Remain Popular in Home Care
Packaging Legislation
the National Environmental Management Waste Act 2008
Constraints on Baby Food Packaging
Legislation Aimed at Bringing Dairy Industry in Line With International Standards
Recycling and the Environment
Carbon Tax Stimulates Demand for Recycled Packaging
Premium Brands Driving the Eco-friendly Concept in Beauty and Personal Care
Paris Agreement on Climate Change Impacts Packaging Manufacturers
Packaging Design and Labelling
Interactive Active Labelling To Gain Ground Across Categories
Prospects for Future Performance
the Convenience of Single-serve Packaging Gaining Momentum
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Prospects
Polarisation of Pack Types Driven by Value-seeking Behaviour and Convenience
Premium Brands Driving the Eco-friendly Concept
Gift Boxes and Differentiated Packaging Gaining Popularity Across Both Mass and Premium Brands, Especially Around the Festive Season
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Stand-up Pouches Benefits From the Convenience Factor
Price and Portability Influencing Demand
Plastic Screw Closures Offers Key Advantages
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Value for Money Offerings Remain Popular
Plastic Pouch Refill Packs Remain Popular Across the Country
Prospects for Future Performance
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Challenging Economic Conditions Drive Emergence of Larger Value-for-money Packaging
Consumer Preferences Result in Innovation in Premium and Environmentally-conscious Packaging
Attractive Packaging As A Differential Tool for New Entrants
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Glass Jars To Be Steadily Replaced by Flexible Pouches in Regular Instant Coffee
Value Packaging Will Re-emerge in Tea As the Economy Recovers
the Convenience of Single-serve Packaging Gaining Momentum
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Value Packaging Continues To Drive Sales in Carbonates
Carbon Tax Will Stimulate Demand for Recycled Packaging
Interactive Active Labelling To Gain Ground Across Categories
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Growing Onus on Packaging in Brand Differentiation
Polarisation Trend
Novel Containers Contribute To Building An Upmarket Image
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Shift Away From Rigid Plastic
Demographic Trends Supporting Growth in Small Pack Sizes
Multipacks Seeing Growth
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Affordability Helps Metal Food Cans Remain Dominant
Growing Demand for Stand-up Pouches
Closures Targeting Convenience
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Strong Growth for Metal Food Cans
Shelf Stable Seafood Driving Growth Across Pack Types
Innovation Expected
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Rising Demand for Ready Meals
Health and Wellness Influencing Pack Type Growth
Packaging To Play Role in Differentiation
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Plastic Pouches Building on Established Presence
Continued Growth for Major Pack Types
Thin Wall Plastic Containers Dynamism Driven by Tomato Pastes and Purées
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Strong Growth for Rigid Plastic
Glass Benefiting From Upmarket Image
Compatibility With Rigid Plastic Packaging Drives Closures Growth

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