South Africa - Beacon Sweets & Chocolates

photo illustration by Laurel Daunis-Allen

South Africa - Beacon Sweets & Chocolates

Country: South Africa
Best-selling candy: Beacon Sweets & Chocolates
Who makes it: Tiger Brands
Annual sales: $69 million
What is it: Assorted candies

South Africa's most popular candymaker is Beacon Sweets & Chocolates, a division of Tiger Brands. The company sold $69 million worth of chocolate bars, licorice, gummy fruit, and fizz pops—more than double what they grossed in 2001.