South Africa yogurt export quantities

In 2019 South Africa shipped 1,722,490 tonnes of yogurt. For the year 2019 alone, the market for South Africa yogurt (processed category) has shrunk, flactuating by -3.455 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, yogurt's exports decreased by -3.79 percent bringing the nation US$35.91m for the year 2019. South Africa's yogurt exports are classified as:

  • Yogurt, whether or not flavoured or containing added sugar or other sweetening matter, fruits, nuts or cocoa (HS code 040310)


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South Africa yogurt export values

In 2019, South Africa sold yogurt worth 35.91m USD, a reduction of -3.05% from 2018's total yogurt export of 37.038m USD. The annual reduction in value of South Africa yogurt between 2017 to 2018 was -27.662 per cent.

The annual change in the quantity of South Africa's yogurt exports between 2017 and 2019 was -3.79 pc when compared to a variation of -3.455% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

South Africa's share of the world's total yogurt's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country holds position 32 in world exports of yogurt.


Export markets for South Africa yogurt ( in '000$ )

South Africa's best performing export markets for yogurt are Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland (Eswatini) and Lesotho.


Import/Export Trends

South Africa is a net importer of yogurt. The annual growth of South Africa yogurt in value between 2015 to 2019 was -2%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity was -27%, per annum.

South Africa bought 149 tonnes of yogurt in 2019.