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On March 14, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) officially noted the lifting of restrictions on sourcing foreign exchange to import dairy products. Previously, only six designated companies could source foreign exchange from the government to import dairy products.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Nigeria: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

This report provides the latest updates in Nigeria’s Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional (HRI) sector and provides a road map for U.S. exporters wishing to enter the market. While Nigeria has Africa's largest potential consumer base, consumer...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Africa: Retail Foods

The South African retail food market is highly concentrated among the five largest companies, including Shoprite Holdings Ltd, Pick n Pay Retailers Pty Ltd, Spar Group Ltd, Massmart (Walmart-owned), and Woolworths Holdings Ltd.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Africa: Food Processing Ingredients

This report provides more information on the South African food processing sector, including strategies for U.S. exporters interested in entering the market.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: An Overview of Ghana's Dairy Industry

Estimated at a Retail Sale Price (RSP) value of about $350 million in 2021, Ghana’s dairy market presents bright prospects for suppliers of fat filled milk powder (FFMP) despite the recent growth in demand for non-dairy creamers due to their health and wellness tag.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Feed Ingredients and Processed Products in Kenya

Kenya’s strategic geographical location and growing middle class makes it an economic, financial, and transport hub for East and Central Africa. Agriculture remains the main contributor to the economy with approximately 75 percent of the 54.7 million population working fully or partially in the agriculture sector. However, high fertilizer prices, small rain-fed fields, and low productivity are obstacles to increasing domestic supply while Kenya’s growing population, increasing urbanization, and growing incomes will spark higher demand for imported food.
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South Africa: Retail Foods

The South African retail food sector is well-developed and continues to expand into other African countries. In 2021, South African retail food sales totaled $40 billion, a 0.2 percent increase from 2020 as the South African economy began to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Africa: Food Processing Ingredients

South Africa is a middle-income emerging market with a well-developed agribusiness sector that plays a significant role in job creation and economic growth. Although largely self-sufficient in agricultural production, South Africa offers some opportunities for U.S. exports, especially in the food ingredients sector.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Snack Food and Beverage Exports to Kenya

Kenya is a growing middle-income nation that acts as the economic, financial, and transport hub of East Africa. Kenya’s population demographic consists of a median age of 20 years, with 33.8 percent of the population between the ages of 25 and 54 years.
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South Africa: Retail Foods

South African retail food sales totaled US$ 39.8billion in 2020, a 6 percent decrease from 2019 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Kenya: Kenya Notification on Canned Vegetables

On June 10, 2021, Kenya notified a draft standard on canned vegetables to the WTO TBT Committee as G/TBT/N/KEN/1102.
There are no known plantations for sugar maple trees and maple syrup production in South Africa. While the market is relatively small compared to the United States, it may present niche prospects for U.S. maple exports.