Industry Report

The South African plant-based food market

The plant-based movement has become an unstoppable trend globally as well as in South Africa during the past few years. Fast-food chains and restaurants are including plant-base options, even whole plant-based menus, and there is an ever-increasing range of plant-based products to be found in supermarkets. This offers a variety of opportunities for Swiss SMEs wishing to tap into the South African plant-based food market.

Legumes, lentils, chikpea and beans assortment in different bowls on black stone table

The Swiss Business Hub South Africa has identified the plant-based alternative products food sector as a potential low-risk market entry for Swiss producers and suppliers into South Africa and wanted to investigate the opportunities that exist in this market, particularly for Swiss SMEs.

Download our comprehensive report to learn more about: 

  • The market size of the plant-based food market in South Africa
  • Consumer demographics
  • Trends
  • Plant-based food categories and key brands/products
  • Retailers
  • Organisations & Events




Market Report: Plant-Based Food in South Africa

Research Results (Data): Plant-Based Food in South Africa
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