Food supplements and their benefits for different sectors in South Africa

By | July 25th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, Mine worker Feeding Schemes, Mine Workers, Vitamins|

A balanced diet that contains all the necessary micro- and macronutrients is essential for a healthy body and mind and to adequately perform daily functions, such as at work or in school. Not only does a healthy diet help us to perform these tasks, but, according to the World Health Organization, it also helps to [...]

Ten reasons to feed your staff

By | May 31st, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, Staff Health|

Advanced nutrition supports brain function and energy levels which promotes safety at the workplace – particularly on mines (and jobs with high safety risks) where safety is a priority concern. The International Labour Organisation recently reported that companies are losing up to 20% in productivity due to malnutrition. According to Harvard School of Public Health, [...]

Ideal nutrition for mineworkers

By | May 10th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, Mine worker Feeding Schemes, Mine Workers|

The mining industry forms an integral part of the South African economy; with an estimated worth of R20.3 trillion. In 2017, mining contributed 8% to the country’s gross domestic product. Needless to say, that makes mineworkers an integral part of the country’s wellbeing, and if this workforce suffers due to ill health that results from [...]

Remarkable Results in Zambia – School Feeding Scheme in Zambia

By | April 29th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, School Feeding|

 Like many countries in Africa, Zambia is a poverty-stricken nation. According to the Borgen Project, a non-profit organisation that addresses poverty and hunger in poor nations such as Zambia, 60% of the Zambian population live below the poverty line, with 42% being classified as extremely poor. This figure is worse in rural Zambia, where [...]

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 [...]