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What is a feeding scheme and how does it help learners and schools?

By | April 5th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, School Feeding|

  In a developing country such as South Africa, where poverty is not only rife, but also among the highest in the world, people inevitably go hungry. According to the World Bank, from a list of 149 countries, South Africa has the highest inequality in the world, with a score of 63 out of 100 [...]

Power Supply For Security And Anti-Poaching

By | May 31st, 2018|Conservation, Fortified Food, Videos|

Video Transcript "Power Supply is basically what it says on the packet. It’s a maize porridge, which is a meal, or you can use it as a drink. It’s very nice as a shake. Our APU is not allowed to make fires in the field because it will give their positions away. Therefore we started [...]

Immune-boosting porridge

By | December 21st, 2017|Fortified Food, Products|

Certain foods contain vitamins and minerals that are good for your heart, eyes, digestive system, nerves, etc. These vitamins and minerals mostly repair damaged cells, which is why they are good for certain organs and systems. However, in order to prevent any damage to these systems and organs via bacterial or viral infections and diseases, [...]

Feeding Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women and Children Under 5

By | December 14th, 2017|GMOs, Mageu, Minerals, Products, School Feeding, Staff Health, Vitamins|

Section One: Addressing the NEED Africa has a NEED to provide nutrition for its people who are: Malnourished children under the age of 5 years who have stunted growth as a result; and Pregnant and breast-feeding mothers who are nutrient deficient. Commonly stated key statistics of malnutrition prevalence in Zambia (Unicef, 2007): Incidence of [...]

GMO dry grains in South Africa and South Africa’s stance towards GMOs

By | November 28th, 2017|GMOs|

Compared to other African countries, South Africa jumped on the genetically modified organisms (GMO) bandwagon very early on. The first GMO field trials in South Africa were conducted in 1989, and in 1997, with the establishment of the GMO Act, the commercial release of genetically modified insect-resistant cotton and maize was approved. Today, South Africa [...]

GMO vs non-GMO

By | October 31st, 2017|Uncategorised|

Power Supply has recently released a non-GMO version of our Instant Porridge for our customers peace of mind. To learn about the advantages and disadvantages of GMOs keep reading to discover why Power Supply now offers two versions of our Instant Porridge. What are GMOs? According to the World Health Organization, GMOs can be defined as [...]

Food For Staff & Schools: Interview with Pride & Purpose’s David Khoza

By | October 23rd, 2017|Fortified Food, School Feeding, Staff Health, Videos|

Pride & Purpose is a non-profit organisation, in partnership with Virgin Unite, whose purpose is to support local communities that lack basic needs such as access to food, clean water, and health services. So far, Pride & Purpose has provided approximately 5000 people with access to clean water, provided education facilities to [...]

What are the health benefits of eating instant Mageu?

By | September 22nd, 2017|Fortified Food, Mageu, Products|

What is mageu? Mageu is a traditional South African drink that is made by fermenting mealie pap. It is non-alcoholic and is extremely popular especially among traditional groups, who also call it maxau, maHewu, amaRhewu, or amaHewu. Wheat flour is added to the thin mealie pap, which creates the lactate-producing bacteria essential for the fermentation [...]

Yabhusta Power Supply: Maize

By | September 5th, 2017|Fortified Food, Ingredients, Products, Vitamins|

History Maize (also called mealies in Southern Africa, from the Portuguese word milho) is a staple food in many parts of the world for about 200 million people thanks to its ability to grow in diverse climates. According to anthropologists, maize was first cultivated in Mexico at least 6000 years ago and then spread throughout [...]

Food For Staff: Interview with Londolozi Game Reserve

By | September 4th, 2017|Fortified Food, Staff Health, Videos|

Transcript In the lodge business I have learned two things: you don’t mess with people’s money and you don’t mess with their food, and I can assure you that if the staff didn’t enjoy the porridge, I would have heard about it. So, on the basis of that, I can say [...]