Ten Ways To Help Protect Your Employees From Coronavirus

By |2020-03-27T18:40:32+02:00March 18th, 2020|Products, Staff Health|

According to the International Labour Organisation, “Poor diet on the job is costing countries around the world up to 20 per cent in lost productivity.” Some of the causes of malnutrition include inappropriate dietary choices, a low income,difficulty obtaining healthy food, and various physical and mental health conditions. Our internal observations reveal that an alarming number [...]

Vitamin C – The Grandfather of Traditional Antioxidants

By |2020-01-16T11:36:29+02:00November 18th, 2019|Fortified Food, Ingredients, Products, Vitamins|

Vitamin C has taken a backseat in recent years with the advent of many newer antioxidants, but that doesn't make it any less important. Vitamin C is clearly the “grandfather” of the traditional antioxidants we know and its potent health benefits have been clearly established. A recent study published in Seminars in Preventive and Alternative [...]

Inulin – A Prebiotic Fibre With Powerful Health Benefits

By |2020-01-16T11:36:30+02:00October 28th, 2019|Fortified Food, Ingredients, Products|

A good digestive system is vital for a healthy life. It helps our bodies to absorb all the nutrients needed to run smoothly. A key element to achieve a healthy digestive system is sufficient intake of the right dietary fibre. Food health authorities recommend a daily intake of 25 g of fibre, of which 5-10 g should [...]

The Benefits of Soya

By |2020-01-16T11:36:30+02:00October 9th, 2019|Fortified Food, Ingredients, Products|

Nhlayisa’s signature product, Yabhusta Power Supply fortified instant porridge, is mostly made from maize, sorghum, and soya. South Africans are no stranger to the former two grains, but soya has not nearly been as integrated into African culture as maize and sorghum. In fact, even though it has been cultivated in China for more than [...]

Immune-boosting porridge

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00December 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 |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00December 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 [...]

What are the health benefits of eating instant Mageu?

By |2020-01-16T11:36:32+02:00September 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 |2020-01-16T11:36:32+02:00September 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 [...]

What Is Instant Mageu

By |2020-01-16T11:36:33+02:00March 24th, 2017|Fortified Food, Products|

Mageu, also known as Maxau, maHewu, amaRhewu, or amaHewu, is a non-alcoholic drink made from fermented mealiemeal, and is as South African as mealiepap. It has been used for centuries by especially the native populations of South Africa to welcome guests and was also taken with them on long journeys due to its hunger-stilling and [...]