MARKETING CONSULTING SOUTH AFRICA
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Rice volumes in South Africa increased by a large growth in 2012. This abnormally large growth is attributed to the price increases for maize meal experienced during 2012. The demand for rice increased substantially as consumers switched their staple food from maize meal to rice.
The pasta market within South Africa declined in 2012. Dry pasta which comprises the majority of the pasta market lost share in 2012. However, the pasta meal kit market saw volumes increase.
The coffee market saw domination this year by a few top players, who pushed the volumes in the industry up. These players have products in all four of the market’s sub-sectors so their influence was felt all-round.
The buttermilk and maas market continues to increase steadily in both volume and value, albeit it at a slightly reduced rate for 2012.
PBT buys SAP company
16/04/2012 - 11:13
JSE-listed PBT Group has agreed to buy out SAP specialisation company BI-Blue for an undisclosed amount.
Supply chain analytics 'top technology' for 2012
20/01/2012 - 13:44
Analytics and business intelligence systems designed to optimise business functions such as supply chain will be the "top-ranked" technology for 2012, market experts predict.
MTN Business adds two key applications to its Mobile Solutions Range
27/07/2011 - 11:16
27 July 2011 – Johannesburg; MTN Business is proud to announce the addition of two tools to its Mobile Application Solutions. These tools further compliment the company’s existing range of applications - specifically designed for organisations looking to empower their mobile workforce and increase collaborative mobile efficiencies.
Trucks selling stronger than expected in 2011
21/07/2011 - 09:57
The South African truck market has ended the first half of 2011 on a strong note, despite prior concerns that product availability, in the wake of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan early in March, would act as a constraint on sales volumes.
Lonhro buys Grindrod's food exporter
20/07/2011 - 11:00
Johannensburg - Lonhro has acquired the business of Grindrod PCA from Grindrod for R50m in cash. The acquisition has been unconditionally approved by the South African Competition Committee.