Sector : Dairy

Region Africa

Destination Market: South Africa

Information : South Africa

COUNTRY NAME: South Africa

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018(€million): 23

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 23 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 35

 

TRADE:

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 9,643 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €23 million to South Africa. 

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 10,170 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €31.1 million to South Africa.

For 2016, CSO estimates indicate that Ireland exported 7,906 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €18.7 million to South Africa.

 

PRODUCT: In recent years, the typical products exported to South Africa were as follows;

  • Acid Casein,
  • Butter,
  • Buttermilk Powder,
  • Casein,
  • Caseinate,
  • Cheese,
  • Cheese Powder,
  • Cream Powder,
  • Fat Filled Milk Powder,
  • Infant Formula,
  • Liquid Infant Formula,
  • Milk Powder,
  • Milk Protein Isolate,
  • Skim Milk Preparation,
  • Skimmed Milk Powder,
  • Whey Powder,
  • Whole Milk Powder,
  • Yoghurt Powder.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to South Africa from Ireland is on the basis of the following certificate types;

  • South African Health and Veterinary Certificates.
  • Republic of Ireland agreed with South Africa.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTSFood Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie