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Packaging Industry in South Africa

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  • 37 Pages
  • December 2022
  • Region: South Africa
  • Euromonitor International
  • ID: 566883
For South Africa, 2020 was a difficult year as the country’s economy was already weak. With strict laws on public gatherings and a complete ban on sales of alcohol throughout the country, many industries were negatively impacted by the pandemic. In 2020, people were prioritising cost-effectiveness and essential items, with this spilling over to 2021 as well.

The Packaging in South Africa report offers insight into key trends and developments in the industry. 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.

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

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the 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.

Table of Contents

  • Packaging in 2021: The big picture
  • 2021 key trends
  • Packaging in ready meals is customer-centric, with demands for longer shelf life
  • Alcoholic drinks packaging sees a shift to cost-effective bag-in-box packaging
  • Packaging for non-alcoholic drinks is customer-centric, with flexible packaging most popular in hot drinks
  • Personal hygiene and the need for cost-effective products influence packaging
  • HDPE bottles and flexible packaging dominate in home care
  • EPR fee for producing and importing plastic packaging introduced from 2021
  • South African government sets ambitious collection targets
  • Table 1 Overview of Packaging Recycling and Recovery in South Africa: 2020/2021 and Targets for 2022