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Recent Study: Latest Trends and Key Issues in the South African Retail Packaging Market

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2013-12-25 22:46:37 - The outlook for primary packaging containers, closures and outers to 2017

* "Latest Trends and Key Issues in the South African Retail Packaging Market" is a detailed industry report providing comprehensive analysis of the emerging trends and opportunities in South Africa packagingmarket.
* The report is a result of a thorough analysis of consumer trends, packaging manufacturing trends and packaging innovation within South Africa consumer packaged goods market. The report provides both qualitative and quantitative insights into each of the packaging materials- Flexible, Glass, Rigid Plastic, Rigid Metal and PaperandBoard.
* The report includes detailed tables and charts to provide a comprehensive understanding of packaging consumption to clearly establish market trends, packaging dynamics and areas of future growth potential.
* It provides an overview of the competitive landscape of South African

packaging sector within analysis of the key market leaders including a snap shot of major deals.

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Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
Packaging companies and retailers seek the latest information on consumer trends and opportunities to formulate their sales and marketing strategies. There is also a demand for authentic market data with a high level of detail. This report has been created to provide its readers with up-to-date information and analysis to uncover emerging opportunities of growth within the CPG market.

What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
As consumer product demand evolves the dynamics between different packaging types also evolves - favoring some packaging types and formats and leaving others increasingly out of line with demand patterns. As a result, understanding the shifting market dynamics is key to ensuring maximum sales in the future.

What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
The differential growth across different packaging materials and formats drive fundamental shifts in the market. These differentials result from various factors such as changing consumer preferences, regulatory compliance, and innovation within the packaging market.

What makes this report unique and essential to read?
The report is a unique combination of in-depth qualitative analysis and authoritative packaging data for the years 2007-2017. Each packaging material has detailed data break up by packaging type, closure material, closure type, outer material, and outer type.

Key Features and Benefits
Comprehensive coverage of the key consumer trends affecting the CPG market. Markets covered include alcoholic drinks, food, health and beauty, home improvement, household care, non-alcoholic drinks, pet care, and tobacco and tobacco products

Detailed analysis of each packaging material providing detailed break up including pack types, closures, and outers.

Provides key manufacturing and innovation trends in the packaging industry.

Highlights the key regulatory framework governing the South African packaging industry.

Overview of the competitive landscape in South Africa packaging industry including key players in each of the packaging material segments and major deals.

Key Highlights
Shrinking household size in South Africa is leading to an increase in demand for smaller sized packs. The trend for smaller sized packs will increase demand for packaging material, as the amount of pack material required for several small packs is relatively higher in comparison to a single large pack that can hold the same volume of product.

The high rate of unemployment, coupled with growing income disparity, will lead to a rise in the demand for value for money products. This necessitates the need for cheaper packaging formats.

The demand for packaged goods, particularly in the case of Food, is expected to receive a boost from the growth in the organized retail sector in South Africa. A rise in online shopping by South African consumers is further expected to broaden the scope of packaging, particularly as increased use of secondary packaging during transit.

The growing preference for enhanced convenience is driving innovation with manufacturers striving towards the development of better products, in an attempt to stand out in competition. An example of this is the Ready Egg rangelaunched in a 270 ml High-density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle, by Free Range Chicken Company.

With rising consumer awareness, product sustainability has become a major concern for manufacturers, driving innovation in the South African packaging industry. For instance, Coca-Cola launched the sugarcane-based PET bottle in South Africa in 2011 for its Valpre Spring Water brand.

Companies Mentioned in this Report: Afripack, Anchor Rand, Astrapak, Bonpak, Caxton and CTP Publishers and Printers Limited, Consol Glass, Crown Holdings, Greif, Hulamin Containers, Mpact, Nampak, Rheem Packaging Solutions, Rusmar Packaging, Sappi, Tetra Pak South Africa, Transpaco

About Canadean

Canadean Consulting provides specialist support on commercial, strategic and marketing issues to the international beverage, packaging and liquid food industries. Significant investment has transformed all Canadean�s beverage databases into interactive market analysis tools, geared to clients� annual and strategic business planning cycles. View more research from Canadean at

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