Industry Trend Analysis - Fast Food Thriving - OCT 2013
Middle East & Africa September 2013 / South Africa / Industry
South Africa is an excellent growth market for fast food. High meat consumption, a strong eat-out culture and, from a logistical perspective, relatively excellent infrastructure compared to a lot...
Industry Trend Analysis - Presence Of Major Players Boosts Beer Industry Competitiveness - OCT 2013
Middle East & Africa September 2013 / Uganda / Industry
Uganda's beer industry is expected to grow strongly over the next few years. Unlike the beer sector in Kenya (East Africa's largest economy), Uganda's beer market is particularly competitive, with...
Company News Alert - Walmart Could Be Set For Entry - OCT 2013
Middle East & Africa September 2013 / Kenya / Industry
Walmart-owned Massmart could be about to make a move on Kenya, with reports that the US retailer's South African unit is in negotiations to acquire Kenyan supermarket chain Naivas. If this were to...
Industry Trend Analysis - Room For Soft Drinks Volume, Value Sales Growth - OCT 2013
Middle East & Africa September 2013 / Egypt / Industry
Over BMI's forecast period to 2017, there is room for strong growth across Egypt's soft drinks sector. Given that about 90% of the population practises Islam, the alcohol industry is of course very...
Company News Alert - Zambeef Thinking Big - OCT 2013
Middle East & Africa September 2013 / Zambia / Industry
Zambia's aptly named Zambeef is one of the country's largest companies; the vertically integrated meat company's operations span production, processing and retail. Listed on London's Alternative...
Industry Trend Analysis - Soft Drinks Sales Set To Grow - OCT 2013
Middle East & Africa September 2013 / United Arab Emirates / Industry
In per capita terms, consumption of soft drinks in the UAE is forecast to increase from an expected 359 litres in 2013 to 390 litres in 2017. By our definition, the soft drinks category includes...
Industry Trend Analysis - Fizzy Drinks Continue To Look Attractive - OCT 2013
Middle East & Africa September 2013 / Tanzania / Industry
Tanzania's carbonated soft drinks sector has grown strongly over the past few years, driven by consumers' rising incomes and increasing investment into the segment. Also contributing to growth is...
Industry Trend Analysis - MGR Sector: Potential Regional Outperformer? - OCT 2013
Middle East & Africa September 2013 / Saudi Arabia / Industry
Saudi Arabia's consumer outlook remains an attractive prospect to mass grocery retailers looking to capture impressive Middle Eastern growth. Given the country's large population and enviable...