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Ready Meals Packaging in South Africa

  • ID: 4606361
  • Report
  • May 2021
  • Region: South Africa
  • 11 Pages
  • Euromonitor International
The rate of growth in packaging units for ready meals was unchanged between 2019 and 2020, but COVID-19 had a significant effect on demand for some types of ready meal packaging. Most notably, there was a sharp decline in demand for prepared salads packaging – flexible plastic – as consumers spent more time at home.

The publisher's Ready Meals Packaging in South Africa report offers insight into key trends and developments driving packaging across the category. The report also examines trends and prospect for various pack types and closures: metal packaging, rigid plastic, glass, liquid cartons, paper-based containers; flexible packaging.

Product coverage: Chilled Lunch Kits, Chilled Pizza, Chilled Ready Meals, Dinner Mixes, Dried Ready Meals, Frozen Pizza, Frozen Ready Meals, Prepared Salads, Shelf Stable Ready Meals.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Ready Meals Packaging market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT
  • Pandemic boosts demand for folding cartons in ready meals but negatively impacts metal food cans in shelf stable ready meals and flexible plastic in prepared salads
  • Clover leverages new packaging technology to extend the shelf life of its chilled ready meals
  • Brand proliferation put more emphasis on packaging in ready meals – at least until the pandemic struck

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Packaging set to grow in importance as a point of differentiation in ready meals
  • Heightened consumer interest in health and wellness will boost demand for flexible plastic for prepared salads, chilled pizza and dried ready meals
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