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South Africa: Cheese And Curd Market 2022

Cheese And Curd Market Size in South Africa

The South African cheese and curd market was finally on the rise to reach $X in 2021, after two years of decline. In general, consumption, however, showed a deep contraction. Cheese and curd consumption peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Cheese And Curd Production in South Africa

In value terms, cheese and curd production expanded modestly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, showed a abrupt slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the production volume increased by 92% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, production failed to regain momentum.

Cheese And Curd Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2021, overseas shipments of cheese and curd increased by 12% to X tons, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +5.3% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2020 with an increase of 13%. The exports peaked in 2021 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, cheese and curd exports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +4.1% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. As a result, the exports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Namibia (X tons), Mozambique (X tons) and Botswana (X tons) were the main destinations of cheese and curd exports from South Africa, together accounting for 52% of total exports. These countries were followed by Zimbabwe, Zambia, Swaziland, Saudi Arabia and Lesotho, which together accounted for a further 38%.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Zimbabwe (with a CAGR of +18.3%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for cheese and curd exported from South Africa were Namibia ($X), Botswana ($X) and Mozambique ($X), together comprising 54% of total exports. These countries were followed by Zimbabwe, Zambia, Swaziland, Saudi Arabia and Lesotho, which together accounted for a further 34%.

Saudi Arabia, with a CAGR of +20.5%, recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, among the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average cheese and curd export price stood at $X per ton in 2021, with an increase of 20% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, showed a slight downturn. The export price peaked at $X per ton in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Namibia ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Lesotho ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Saudi Arabia (+6.4%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cheese And Curd Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2021, overseas purchases of cheese and curd increased by 18% to X tons for the first time since 2016, thus ending a four-year declining trend. Over the period under review, imports, however, continue to indicate a deep reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of 34%. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at X tons in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, cheese and curd imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Overall, imports, however, recorded a abrupt descent. Imports peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

New Zealand (X tons), Germany (X tons) and the Netherlands (X tons) were the main suppliers of cheese and curd imports to South Africa, together comprising 64% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by New Zealand (with a CAGR of +7.9%), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, New Zealand ($X), Germany ($X) and Italy ($X) constituted the largest cheese and curd suppliers to South Africa, together comprising 57% of total imports.

In terms of the main suppliers, New Zealand, with a CAGR of +7.5%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average cheese and curd import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, surging by 1.9% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 an increase of 19%. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Italy ($X per ton), while the price for New Zealand ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United States (+5.2%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cheese and curd in the world?
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The United States remains the largest cheese and curd consuming country worldwide, accounting for 25% of total volume. Moreover, cheese and curd consumption in the United States exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Germany, threefold. The third position in this ranking was held by France, with a 6.2% share.
What are the largest producers of cheese and curd in the world?
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The United States remains the largest cheese and curd producing country worldwide, accounting for 27% of total volume. Moreover, cheese and curd production in the United States exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Germany, threefold. The third position in this ranking was taken by France, with a 7.1% share.
What are the leading suppliers of cheese and curd to South Africa?
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In value terms, New Zealand, Germany and Italy appeared to be the largest cheese and curd suppliers to South Africa, together comprising 57% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of cheese and curd from South Africa?
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In value terms, Namibia, Botswana and Mozambique were the largest markets for cheese and curd exported from South Africa worldwide, with a combined 54% share of total exports. Zimbabwe, Zambia, Swaziland, Saudi Arabia and Lesotho lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 34%.
What is the average export price for cheese and curd in South Africa?
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The average cheese and curd export price stood at $4,275 per ton in 2021, rising by 20% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cheese and curd in South Africa?
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The average cheese and curd import price stood at $4,948 per ton in 2021, surging by 1.9% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cheese and curd market in South Africa. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• FCL 901 - Cheese from Whole Cow Milk
• FCL 904 - Cheese from Skimmed Cow Milk
• FCL 905 - Whey Cheese
• FCL 907 - Processed Cheese
• FCL 955 - Cheese of Buffalo Milk
• FCL 984 - Cheese of Sheep Milk
• FCL 1021 - Cheese of Goat Milk
Country coverage:
• South Africa

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in South Africa
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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