Over the forecast period, chocolate confectionery is set to see muted growth in retail current value terms, whilst volume demand is expected to see a constant decline. However, seasonal chocolate is expected to grow in the forecast period in volume terms, while also seeing growth in retail current value terms.
Trends are ever-changing, and since product research and development takes time, brands need to stay agile and forward-thinking to remain competitive, especially as cheap imports are intensifying the competition locally. Chocolate confectionery in South Africa is reaching saturation, with numerous players at each price point.
The rising incidence of obesity and heart disease is causing increased concern for the South African government, given the burden on an already constrained healthcare system. Current legislation is under review to determine how to ensure proper nutrition and less reliance on ultra-processed foods.
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This is the aggregation of tablets, countlines, bagged selflines/softlines, boxed assortments, seasonal chocolate, chocolate with toys, alfajores and other chocolate confectionery. Note that chocolate overtly positioned for baking/cooking purposes is excluded from Euromonitor International's confectionery coverage.See All of Our Definitions
This report originates from Passport, our Chocolate Confectionery research and analysis database.
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