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Are healthier lifestyles driving SA’s fruit juice industry?

The Fruit Juice Industry is currently in a relatively healthy state, both locally and globally, with many opportunities presenting themselves for manufacturers and producers despite the challenges within the industry. Insight Survey’s latest SA Fruit Juice Industry Landscape Report 2018 discusses the global and local fruit juice markets based on the latest information and research.  It examines the

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Is Pet ‘parenting’ driving SA industry growth?

Pets touch our hearts and influence our lives in ways that most people never will. Based on a survey conducted by Boomerang Africa, 67% of children consider pets to be their best friend and 72% of South African families laugh at least once a day because of something their pet does. Insight Survey’s latest SA Pet Care

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Maybe she’s born with it…or is it good skincare?

The pursuit of beautiful and flawless skin has been part of society since the beginning of time. The Egyptians often used natural products, such as olive oil, ostrich eggs, and essential oils, on their skin. They were also responsible for creating the first anti-wrinkle creams with frankincense essential oils. Today, skincare has become one of

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Are SA’s coffee consumers becoming connoisseurs?

For most people, drinking coffee is part of a daily ritual based on their need and mood: a caffeine kick to wake up in the morning, an on-the-go pick-me-up, or to connect with friends and colleagues at a favourite café. Globally, consumers are becoming more discerning about their coffee, selecting their perfect cup based on

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How well is SA’s Vitamins and Supplements Market?

Stimulated by an ageing global population and increased focus on health, wellness and preventative healthcare, there has been significant growth in the Vitamins and Dietary Supplements market. Interestingly, the global market has managed to appeal to all consumer segments with no discrimination in terms of dietary habits, culture, age or gender. We investigate if the

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Are parents’ growing concern driving the Paediatric Health market?

  In recent years, infants and children have emerged as a major consumer group within the global pharmaceutical market, fueled by parental and child-giver concern. The rapidly growing paediatric population and increasing prevalence of colds and flu, diarrhoea, malnutrition among others, has further contributed to the surge within this segment. A similar situation is transpiring

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Does SA’s Breakfast Cereals Market have a Future Life?

Insight Survey’s latest South African Breakfast Cereals Industry Landscape Report 2017 provides a dynamic synthesis of industry research, examining the local and global Breakfast Cereals industry from a uniquely holistic perspective, with detailed insights into the entire South African value chain. Globally, the breakfast cereals market was valued at approximately US$43 billion in 2016 and

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A healthier you starts with good digestive health

The postmodern tilt towards faster-paced lives has led to the global phenomenon of digestive distress. Several unhealthy lifestyle trends associated with hectic lifestyles; like poorer diets, increasing sedentary habits, and increased levels of stress; has led to the increase in the number of consumers suffering from common digestive issues. This is driving growth in the

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Is SA’s Bottled Water Market pumping?

According to the City of Cape Town’s Water Dashboard (4 September 2017), the current dam levels are estimated at 35.1% and the volume of usable water is 10% less than the measured dam levels. In supermarkets around the city, bottled water displays have become a common sighting and residents are clearly stocking up on water

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Is SA’s Fast Food Market still growing?

It is clear from the addition (e.g. Popeyes) and expansion of several Fast Food brands in the South African Fast Food market, that a large appetite for quick meals and indulgence exists amongst South African consumers. However, given the challenging economic environment, will the South African Fast Food market continue to grow in 2017? Insight

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