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Manufacture Spices South Africa

Manufacture of Spices in South Africa 2023

Yasmin Mahomedy | South Africa | 22 May 2023

Manufacture of Spices in South Africa 2018

Yasmin Mahomedy | South Africa | 08 March 2018

Manufacture of Spices in South Africa 2015

Yasmin Mahomedy | South Africa | 23 November 2015

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Report Coverage

This report on the spice industry, including seasonings, condiments and sauces, contains information on the state of the industry, trade, significant influencing factors, notable players and developments. There are profiles of 36 companies including major players such as Tiger Brands, RCL Foods, Pioneer Foods and Libstar, and other notable players such as Ina Paarman’s Kitchen, Spice Mecca, Exotic Spices, Peppadew International, Osman’s Spice Works, Ukuva iAfrica Foods and Spice Emporium.

Introduction

• About 90% of South Africa’s spices are imported, mainly from India, China, Pakistan, Turkey, and Nigeria. \r\n
• Demand for spices and seasonings increased during the pandemic as sales of some spices linked to health benefits, such as ginger, turmeric, and garlic, increased. \r\n
• Spices are used extensively in the food industry, and demand is increasing globally due to the increasing preference for more flavourful and healthy foods. \r\n
• In the seasonings, dressings, and sauces segment, private labels are growing faster than brands, mainly due to financially-constrained consumers trading down.

Strengths

• Demand for products is ongoing.
• Low barriers for small businesses to enter.
• Support from major retailers.
• The spice and condiment industry is growing.
• Well established role players including growers, processors, importers and exporters.

Weaknesses

• Lack of disposable income affects spending.
• Shortage of skills.
• The industry is exposed to external macroeconomic factors.

Opportunities

• Demand for spices as more consumers cook at home.
• Growth in export markets.
• Private label brand growth.
• Spice farming offers export opportunities.

Threats

• Increasing costs due to loadshedding, especially for small producers.
• Rampant power outages.
• Rising cost of utilities.
• Russia-Ukraine war’s impact on fuel price and global supply chain.

Outlook

• Although the outlook for the spice and condiment sector remains positive, economic pressures, the electricity crisis and escalating operating costs will continue to exert pressure on profit margins of manufacturers and retailers. \r\n
• An industry player expected food prices to continue to rise as input costs of fertiliser and fuel increase due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. \r\n
• These and factors such as port challenges will keep up significant pressure on manufacturers, and any further increases in raw materials, or imported ingredients or products are likely to be passed on to the consumer. \r\n
• More frequent cooking at home will increase demand for affordable cooking ingredients and result in intensified competition between brands and private label. \r\n
• Tiger Brands said the outlook is challenging and required focus on cost reduction, value engineering, brand and product tiering and efficient supply chain management.

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Manufacture of Spices in South Africa 2023

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Industry Landscape

R 6 650.00(ZAR) estimated $ 368.15 (USD)*

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Table of Contents

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1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Value Chain 3
2.2. Geographic Position 4
2.3. Size of the Industry 5
3. LOCAL 6
3.1. State of the Industry 6
3.2. Key Trends 8
3.3. Key Issues 8
3.4. Notable Players 9
3.5. Trade 11
3.6. Corporate Actions 14
3.7. Regulations 14
3.8. Enterprise Development and Social Development 14
4. AFRICA 16
5. INTERNATIONAL 17
6. INFLUENCING FACTORS 20
6.1. Loadshedding 20
6.2. Economic Environment 20
6.3. Input Costs 21
6.4. Fraud, Substitution/Adulteration 22
6.5. Labour 23
6.6. Environmental Issues 24
6.7. Technology, R&D, Innovation 24
7. COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT 25
7.1. Competition 25
7.2. Ownership Structure of the Industry 25
7.3. Barriers to Entry 26
8. SWOT ANALYSIS 26
9. OUTLOOK 27
10. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 27
11. REFERENCES 28
11.1. Publications 28
11.2. Websites 28
APPENDIX 1 30
Summary of Notable Players 30
COMPANY PROFILES 34
Afoodable (Pty) Ltd 34
Africa Spice (Pty) Ltd 36
Amina\'s Wonder Spice Trust 37
Cape Hot House Vegetables CC 39
Chohans Spice (Pty) Ltd 41
Cranbrook Flavours (Pty) Ltd 43
Creative Flavors International (Pty) Ltd 45
Crown Food Group (Pty) Ltd 47
Deli-Spices (Pty) Ltd 50
E Akhalwaya and Sons CC 52
Exim International (Pty) Ltd 53
Exotic Spices CC 55
Fortified Foods Marketing (Pty) Ltd 57
Freddy Hirsch Group (Pty) Ltd 59
Givaudan South Africa (Pty) Ltd 61
Golden Spices CC 63
Imana Foods (SA) (Pty) Ltd 64
Ina Paarman\'s Kitchen (Pty) Ltd 66
Lesedi Food Enterprises (Pty) Ltd 68
Libstar Operations (Pty) Ltd 70
McCormick South Africa (Pty) Ltd 76
Natpro Spicenet (Pty) Ltd 78
Nutritional Foods (Pty) Ltd 80
Osman\'s Spice Works CC 82
Peppadew International (Pty) Ltd 84
Petrow Consumer Brands (Pty) Ltd (The) 86
Petrow Food Ingredients (Pty) Ltd 88
Pioneer Voedsel (Pty) Ltd 90
RCL Foods Ltd 95
Road To Exotic Taste CC (The) 100
South Spice International (Pty) Ltd 102
Spice Emporium (Pty) Ltd 104
Spice Mecca (Pty) Ltd 106
Tiger Brands Ltd 108
Ukuva iAfrica Foods CC 113
Unilever South Africa (Pty) Ltd 114

Report Coverage

The report on the South African spice sector examines current conditions, the size of the industry and factors influencing its success. The report profiles 37 companies active in the sector including major players such as the Rhodes Food Group which acquired Durban-based Pakco for R200m in October 2016 and Freddy Hirsch Group (Pty) Ltd, which sells dry spices, soups and mixes to domestic and global markets. Also profiled is Deli Spices whose customers include leading retail corporates, independent multinational butcheries and delis, major meat processing plants, speciality customers, and food services and catering organisations. French company, Mane acquired a stake in the local business in January 2017, a move that is expected to help as far as innovation and expansion are concerned.

Introduction

This report focuses on the production and import of spices in South Africa, focusing on the herb and spice sector. While South Africa imports approximately 90% of its raw spices, the country remains the gateway in Africa for the exporting of spices to neighbouring countries. South Africa exported approximately R2.2bn worth of spices for the period 2015 to 2017 and recorded a positive trade balance of approximately R1.5bn for the same period.

Strengths

• A variety of role players of different sizes including importers, growers, processors and exporters.
• Well-established market, especially with the large Indian population, ensures continual demand for spices.

Weaknesses

• High labour costs and low productivity make imports cheaper for many processors.
• South Africa produces a small amount of raw spice domestically.

Opportunities

• Continued demand for spices from the rest of Africa.
• Increasing demand for convenient, readymade sauces and spice pastes.
• Increasing demand for healthier food ingredients is expected to increase the demand for spices.
• Increasing international and local demand for high-quality, niche products.

Threats

• Ever increasing input costs including higher electricity and fuel costs threaten the margins of producers and processors.
• For local growers, the increasing volumes of low-cost imports.
• Increased effects of climate change and natural disasters could reduce the supply of raw spices.

Outlook

Growing consumer awareness of health issues and a shift to healthier and more nutritional dishes continue to be market drivers for the herb and spice sector. While increasing labour, electricity and fuel costs pose a threat to the profit margins of processors, demand for spices across Africa is expected to ensure that South Africa remains the leading supplier on the continent.

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Industry Landscape

R 1 330.00(ZAR) estimated $ 73.63 (USD)*

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Manufacture of Spices in South Africa 2023-05-22

R 9 500.00(ZAR) estimated $525.93 (USD)*

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Manufacture of Spices in South Africa 2015-11-23

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Table of Contents

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PAGE
1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Value Chain 2
2.2. Geographic Position 3
3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY 4
4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 8
4.1. Local 8
4.1.1. Corporate Actions 11
4.1.2. Regulations 11
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 12
4.2. Continental 14
4.3. International 15
5. INFLUENCING FACTORS 17
5.1. Government Intervention 17
5.2. Labour 17
5.3. Economic Environment and Rising Operating Costs 18
5.4. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 18
5.5. Environmental Concerns 19
6. COMPETITION 19
6.1. Barriers to Entry 20
7. SWOT ANALYSIS 21
8. OUTLOOK 21
9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 21
10. REFERENCES 22
10.1. Publications 22
10.2. Websites 22
COMPANY PROFILES 23
AECI LTD 23
AFRICA SPICE (PTY) LTD 28
ALLIFA SPICES 2004 (PTY) LTD 29
AMINA\'S WONDER SPICE TRUST 31
CAPE HOT HOUSE VEGETABLES CC 32
CHOHANS SPICE (PTY) LTD 33
CREATIVE FLAVORS INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 35
CROWN FOOD GROUP (PTY) LTD 36
DELI-SPICES (PTY) LTD 38
E AKHALWAYA AND SONS CC 40
EXIM INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 41
EXOTIC SPICES CC 43
FORTIFIED FOODS MARKETING (PTY) LTD 45
FREDDY HIRSCH GROUP (PTY) LTD 46
GIVAUDAN SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 48
GOLDEN SPICES CC 50
IMANA FOODS (SA) (PTY) LTD 52
INA PAARMAN\'S KITCHEN (PTY) LTD 54
LESEDI FOOD ENTERPRISES (PTY) LTD 56
LIBSTAR OPERATIONS (PTY) LTD 57
MCCORMICK SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 62
NATPRO SPICENET (PTY) LTD 64
NUTRITIONAL FOODS (PTY) LTD 66
OSMAN\'S SPICE WORKS CC 68
PAKCO (PTY) LTD 70
PEPPADEW INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 72
PETROW FOOD INGREDIENTS (PTY) LTD 74
PIONEER VOEDSEL (PTY) LTD 76
SOUTH SPICE INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 80
SPICE EMPORIUM (PTY) LTD 82
SPICE IMPORTERS AND MILLERS CC 83
SPICE MECCA (PTY) LTD 84
SPICE POD (PTY) LTD (THE) 85
TATE AND LYLE SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 87
TIGER BRANDS LTD 89
UKUVA IAFRICA FOODS CC 94
UNILEVER SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 95

Report Coverage

This report on the South African spice sector examines current conditions, the size of the industry and factors influencing its success. The report also profiles 41 industry players, including Unilever, manufacturer of Robertson’s herbs and spices brand which has a market share of approximately 13% in the retail sector, and Cape Town-based Natural Herbs and Spices, which focuses on the export market. Also involved in the sector are a number of SMMEs, including Bandito’s Chile Co (Pty) Ltd, which employs five people to manufacture and wholesale its spicy table sauces.

Introduction

This report focuses on the manufacture and imports of spices in South Africa. While various condiments fall under this siccode, this report will focus only on the herb and spice sector which is growing due to changing consumer lifestyles and a greater focus on healthy and nutritional dishes. South Africa produces and exports some raw spices and also imports a wide range of its requirements. According to the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC), South Africa increased its trade of spices between 2010 and 2014. About R799m worth of spices were exported in 2014 with an average growth of 13% during the reviewed period while South Africa imported a total of about R796m in 2014 with an average growth of 15%. NAMC stated that South Africa was the gateway for the “re-exporting” of spices to neighbouring countries.

Strengths

• Growing popularity of spices across all sectors
• Well-established market, especially with the large Indian population, ensures continual demand for spices.

Weaknesses

• High labour costs and low productivity makes imports cheaper for many processors.
• Raw spice prices are affected by the exchange rate.
• South Africa produces a small amount of raw spice domestically and relies on imports.

Opportunities

• Increasing consumption of herbs and spices.
• Increasing demand for convenient, ready-made sauces and spice pastes.
• Increasing demand for healthier food ingredients is expected to increase the demand for spices.
• Increasing international and local demand for high quality, niche products.

Threats

• Low cost imports of chillies are a threat to local growers.
• Rising input costs including higher electricity and fuel costs will pose a challenge to processors and retailers.
• Sustainability issues such as effects of climate change and natural disasters reduce supply of raw spices.

Outlook

Growing consumer awareness of health issues and a shift to healthier and more nutritional dishes are expected to be market drivers for the herb and spice sector. The larger players will look at expanding in growth markets such as the United States and the Netherlands as well as closer to home in other African countries. However, increasing electricity, fuel and labour costs will continue to hamper the profit margins of processors, especially as the weaker Rand is resulting in imported spice crops costing more.

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Manufacture of Spices in South Africa
Manufacture of Spices in South Africa 2015

Full Report

R 1 900.00(ZAR) estimated $105.19 (USD)*

Industry Landscape

R 1 330.00(ZAR) estimated $ 73.63 (USD)*

Historical Reports

Manufacture of Spices in South Africa 2023-05-22

R 9 500.00(ZAR) estimated $525.93 (USD)*

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Manufacture of Spices in South Africa 2018-03-08

R 1 900.00(ZAR) estimated $105.19 (USD)*

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Table of Contents

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PAGE
1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Value Chain 3
2.2. Geographic Position 4
3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY 5
4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 9
4.1. Local 9
4.1.1. Corporate Actions 13
4.1.2. Regulations and Government Programmes 13
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 14
4.2. Continental 15
4.3. International 16
5. INFLUENCING FACTORS 18
5.1. Government Intervention 18
5.2. Labour 18
5.3. Economic Environment 19
5.4. Food Safety 20
5.5. Technology 20
5.6. Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 21
5.7. Environmental Concerns 21
6. COMPETITION 22
6.1. Barriers to Entry 23
7. SWOT ANALYSIS 23
8. OUTLOOK 24
9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 24
10. REFERENCES 24
10.1. Publications 24
10.2. Websites 25
COMPANY PROFILES 26
AFOODABLE (PTY) LTD 26
AFRICA SPICE (PTY) LTD 28
ALLIFA SPICES 2004 (PTY) LTD 29
AMINA\'S WONDER SPICE TRUST 31
BANDITO\'S CHILE CO (PTY) LTD 32
BIDVEST FOOD INGREDIENTS (PTY) LTD 34
CAPE HOT HOUSE VEGETABLES CC 37
CHOHANS SPICE (PTY) LTD 39
CJP CHEMICALS (PTY) LTD 41
COBITO (PTY) LTD 44
CREATIVE FLAVORS INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 45
DAVITA TRADING (PTY) LTD 46
DELI-SPICES (PTY) LTD 48
E AKHALWAYA AND SONS CC 50
EXIM INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 52
EXOTIC SPICES CC 54
FORTIFIED FOODS MARKETING (PTY) LTD 55
FREDDY HIRSCH GROUP (PTY) LTD 57
GIVAUDAN SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 59
GOLDEN SPICES CC 60
IMANA FOODS (SA) (PTY) LTD 62
INA PAARMAN\'S KITCHEN (PTY) LTD 64
LIBSTAR OPERATIONS (PTY) LTD 66
MCCORMICK SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 68
NATPRO SPICENET (PTY) LTD 70
NATURAL HERB AND SPICES (PTY) LTD 72
NUTRITIONAL FOODS (PTY) LTD 74
OSMAN\'S SPICE WORKS CC 76
PAKCO (PTY) LTD 78
PATLEYS (PTY) LTD 80
PETROW FOOD INGREDIENTS (PTY) LTD 82
PIONEER VOEDSEL (PTY) LTD 84
SOUTH SPICE INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 88
SPICE EMPORIUM (PTY) LTD 90
SPICE IMPORTERS AND MILLERS CC 91
SPICE MECCA (PTY) LTD 93
SPICE POD (PTY) LTD (THE) 94
TATE AND LYLE SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 96
TIGER BRANDS LTD 98
UKUVA IAFRICA FOODS CC 106
UNILEVER SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 108