South Africa dairy food market: 'Cheese' the fastest growing sector despite 'Milk' being largest

Press Release   •   Jul 11, 2013 14:52 BST

Per-capita consumption in the South Africa dairy food market is suggested to have reached almost 25Kg at the beginning of 2007, and is estimated to have hit over 30KG by the end of 2012. By 2017 it is forecast that per-capita consumption will be approximately 38Kg.

Driven by a stable economy and increased consumer spending, the South Africa dairy food market is suggested to have grown at a CAGR of around 4.53% between 2007 and 2012.

In terms of categories, 'Milk' is by far the largest sector, with 'Cheese' and 'Yoghurt' in second and third place respectively. Despite this, the fastest growing sector in dairy food in South Africa is 'Cheese', which grew at almost 5% CAGR between 2007 and 2012. 

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