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The growth seen for 2010 is seen within both canned meat and canned fish. While canned fish is larger in volume terms, the growth within the two categories collectively bolstered market volumes. The future outlook for canned protein overall remains conservative but positive with limited growth anticipated for the short term. Click here to find Canned Fish brands
Dairy creams, with over one third of the total market, showed healthy volume growth for 2012. Non-dairy creams grew relatively slowly.
Overall the canned protein market in South Africa grew in 2012. This growth was largely driven by canned fish which constitutes the bulk of the canned protein market. Canned fish volumes increased in 2012. The smaller, canned meat market, showed a lower volume growth in 2012.
Lucky Star was voted as a favourite brand in the Grand Prix Category for Tinned Food in the recent 2013 Sunday Times Top Brands Survey. Lucky Star is the market leader in most canned fish sectors.
To promote its nationwide Mega Consumer Competition, Lucky Star has launched a television commercial to show consumers how they can win one of several cash prizes up for grabs.
Oceana buys Foodcorp division
05/06/2013 - 08:04
Johannesburg - Oceana, South Africa’s biggest seller of canned fish, agreed to acquire Foodcorp’s fishing unit for 445 million rand ($45.9 million) to extend operations.
Oceana Group cites good industrial relations and zero fatalities for avoiding strikes
20/11/2012 - 08:19
Hot on the heels of a sturdy operating profit announcement earlier this month, the Oceana Group, the biggest seller of canned fish in South Africa, reported that it had “zero” strikes in the past year, which was testimony to its good industrial relations.
SA consumers shed recessionary mindset
06/08/2012 - 08:14
Johannesburg - South Africans seem to be shedding the recessionary mindset.