Lentil Market in South Africa
The revenue of the lentil market in South Africa soared to $ in , picking up by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, the total consumption indicated a measured increase from 2007 to : its value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $ in 2016; however, from 2017 to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.