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A soft yellowish emulsion of butterfat, water, air and salt, butter is churned from milk or cream and processed for use in cooking and as a food. Click here to find Butter brands
Cheddar cheese remains the most important cheese type in terms of both value and volume, with a 39.1% contribution to the former in 2010. Gouda cheese lost significant volume and share in 2010, to lose its second place position and become the third most popular cheese type in South Africa after cheddar and mozzarella. Strategic decisions to focus on other business units by key players in this sector are the major contributing factor to volume losses seen in the gouda cheese market. Mozzarella cheese performed exceptionally well in 2010 with 11.0% growth seen in this market, reflecting the highest growth rate across all cheese types. Growth in this market is driven by the foodservices sector, which consumes close to half of mozzarella cheese produced. Soft cheese as well as other everyday cheese remain niche product offerings within this market with a combined contribution of 9.2%. Click here to find Cheese brands
Cream cheese is a soft, mild-tasting, white cheese with a high fat content. Traditionally, it is made from unskimmed milk enriched with additional cream. Click here to find Cream Cheese brands
The market for dairy juice blends performed well during the economic downturn, unlike other dairy beverages such as drinking yoghurt. Dairy juice blends experienced 1.3% volume growth in the base year while the value of the market shrunk by a marginal 0.4%. The negative value growth was primarily because of marginal price increases seen over the past year as well as the result of packaging shifts. 2010 saw volume reductions in the 500ml and 350ml pack volumes which in turn led to value decline as smaller packs are relatively more expensive than larger ones on a per litre basis. Larger pack sizes such as the 950ml/1litre pack experienced good growth, which further contributed to value decline, as these are sold at a lower Rand per litre price. Click here to find Dairy Juice Blend brands
Ice cream has a long history as a popular dairy food item. Available in many shapes, sizes and flavours, the “Great American Dessert” enjoys a worldwide following. Click here to find Desserts brands
Flavoured milk is one of the most popular liquid dairy products in the world, with some 12 billion litres consumed in 2007. Click here to find Flavoured Milk brands
The nine essential nutrients found in milk are critical to good health and the prevention of chronic disease. The market comprises many different products and fortified nutrient profiles. Click here to find Milk & Cream brands
Historically, the prepared custard market saw good volume increases year on year, with the category growing steadily. However, in recent years the healthy growth rate has started to dwindle. While producers have attempted to prop the category volumes up through marketing drives, this has not been sufficient to bolster the category volumes to the growth levels seen previously. It is believed that the recession seen within 2009 and spilling over into 2010 undermined prepared custard sales as consumers were forced to curtail spending on luxury goods in favour of essential items. While there was some limited volume growth recorded for 2010 it should be borne in mind that there was a level of discounting for the period which served to reduce the average price and make category more appealing from an affordability perspective. The majority of this product is channeled into the retail sector, which comprises over two thirds of the total market. Wholesale is the second largest channel within the prepared custard market, accounting for a 14.9% share of the overall volume. Only conservative volume growth is anticipated for the short term. Click here to find Prepared Custard brands
Derived from the Turkish word, “yogurut”, which means “long life”, yoghurt lies at the centre of a balanced diet. Click here to find Yoghurt brands
After strong feedback from loyal customers, Douglasdale Dairy has once again launched their 1-litre bottle of cream in its original eye catching cream-coloured bottle with the customary resealable gold cap, making it stand out from the other white-coloured milk products on shelf.
Dairy creams, with over one third of the total market, showed healthy volume growth for 2012. Non-dairy creams grew relatively slowly.
Picking up one good habit just got easier with the launch of new Clov er The One™ long-life milk Who said January is the only time to make healthy resolutions? Consumers can empower themselves everyday by making one simple choice that will have a positive impact on their long-term health.
Set on the Cadbury Joyville farm, Cadbury Dairy Milk Bubbly Mint brings the latest TV commercial showcasing the new minty addition to the Bubbly family.
Milk dispute breaks out, Namibia
08/11/2013 - 09:33
The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of Namibia, which represents the interest of dairy and meat importers and exporters, has said that the recent decision by government to limit the amount of milk imported into the country will limit consumer choices.
Milk industry is not dwindling - expert
28/08/2013 - 08:25
Bloemfontein - The expansion of South Africa’s middle class bodes well for milk producers, SA Milk Producers' Organisation CEO Bertus de Jongh said on Tuesday.
Zambeef share price in marginal drop
10/07/2013 - 08:55
Zambeef Products Plc share price on the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) has declined by two percent over the last few weeks following reports of alleged importation of contaminated beef, Stock Broker Zambia Limited (SBZL) has said.
France's Danone acquires 8.3% stake in Chinese dairy company
29/05/2013 - 09:28
The world's leading yogurt maker Danone announced that it has agreed to acquire a 8.3% stake in the Chinese dairy company Mengniu, and it will establish a joint venture with Mengniu in China.
Kenya's most preferred milk brands
05/04/2013 - 08:50
Molo Milk beats KCC, Brookside as preferred brand