Executive Summary

Nov 2018
Significant dynamism within edible oils

The year 2018 was yet another good one for edible oils. All edible oil ranges with the exception of corn oil achieve volume and value growth thanks to strong demand.

Health and wellness trend drives up sales of other edible oil

Most Macedonians have traditionally relied on sunflower oil for cooking. Nonetheless, with the growing significance of the health and wellness trend, some other types of edible oils, including olive oil, are gaining greater attention among local consumers.

Recent acquisition of the Brilijant brand has the potential to reshape the category

Vitaminka signed a deal with Komercijalna banka ad Skopje to purchase the assets of Brilijant from Stip, the leading edible oils producer in Macedonia. The deal worth EUR7 million paved the way for the acquisition of Macedonia’s leading edible oil brand Brilijant.

Brilijant leads edible oils in 2018 amidst acquisition by Vitaminka

In 2018, the domestic company Brilijant led edible oils with an increased value share. The value share of the company derives from its category strengths, a strong performance and continued penetration of its eponymous domestically produced sunflower oil brand.

Serbian company Dijamant ranks second

With just over half the share of the leading company Brilijant and its eponymous brand within edible oils, the Serbian company Dijamant was ranked second in 2018 and recorded a stable value share. Just like Brilijant, Dijamant is also heavily present within vegetable and seed oils, more precisely within the sunflower oil range, which is the largest and most popular range of edible oils.

Balanced presence of domestic and international companies and brands

In total value share terms, edible oils has a quite balanced presence of domestic and international companies and edible oil brands. Nearly half of total value sales of edible oils in 2018 derived from domestic companies and their respective brands.

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