Tallow production reached 18,112 tonnes in 2014 in South Africa, according to Faostat. This is 6.25 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tallow production in South Africa reached an all time high of 18,112 tonnes in 2014 and an all time low of 9,845 tonnes in 1970. When compared to South Africa's main peers, tallow production in Botswana amounted to 4,440 tonnes and 2,520 tonnes in Namibia in 2014.
South Africa has been ranked 26th within the group of 69 countries we follow in terms of tallow production, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.