Sports and Energy Drinks in South Africa - New Report Available

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Wed Jul 23 2014

Television advertisements continue to be highly influential in stimulating demand for sports and energy drinks in South Africa. Investment in promotional activities remains highly relevant in justifying higher unit prices for products such as energy drinks which is a fairly new and small category in South Africa. The success of most brands in South Africa has been due to the use of eye catching advertisements, such the ones used by Red Bull where animated cartoon characters have been used to show the benefits of consuming the brand.

Competitive Landscape

Coca-Cola continued to lead sports and energy drinks, with an overall volume share of 33%. The company's success is highly driven by its diverse brand range spanning both sports and energy drinks. The company boasts its Powerade brand in sports drinks, where the brand is more popular amongst consumers due to wider distribution and persistent brand promotion. Coca-Cola also leads energy drinks with its Power Play brand, which commands more share due to the fact that it is priced lower when compared with its rival brand, Red Bull.

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Industry Prospects

Sports and energy drinks is expected to see steady growth over the forecast period. Growth is expected to be highly driven by energy drinks, which is currently the smaller of the two categories. Continued promotional activities, including TV advertisements, are expected to continue boosting volume sales growth for energy drinks.

Report Overview

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The Sports and Energy Drinks in South Africa market research report includes:

* Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
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