Membership

With international and local legislative and regulatory pressure mounting, there has never been a more important time to be informed.

This is a watershed era in the industry and it is now vital to protect and promote industry interests if this significant sector is to survive and thrive.

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There has never been a more important time to be informed and to protect and promote this valuable industry.

Support the HPA and it will support you. Don’t delay! Join the Industry’s most proactive and vocal trade association and reap the rewards.

How to join?

To qualify as an HPA Member a company must be registered in South Africa as either a manufacturer, marketer, wholesaler, distributor, retailer, supplier or consultant to the Natural Health Products, Nutritional Dietary Supplements and CAMs industry.

Members must agree to always act in accordance with the law, abide by the HPA Code of Practice, adopt the HPA Advertising Code and act in a professional manner.

TYPES OF MEMBERS

Several Membership options are available. These include Primary, Retail and Associate.

PRIMARY MEMBERSHIP

Manufacturers, Marketers, Wholesalers, Distributors, Exporters and Importers of finished products, and Contract Packers that make products for third parties.

RETAIL MEMBERSHIP

Retailers.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Companies or Associations affiliated to the Natural Health Product Industry that do not produce, market or distribute products, for example Suppliers of raw and packaging materials; Consultants and Practitioners.

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  • Applying for HPA membership is simple. Just complete the form below and an application form will be forwarded promptly.
  • Fill in and return the application form, GMP Checklist and a selection of 3 of the company’s product labels and marketing materials in order for the SMAC to conduct an initial review. Return the forms to membership@hpasa.co.za
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  • The application will be processed and should it be successful, the applicant will be informed accordingly.
  • A three-month probationary period will be enforced following application acceptance.

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HPA Member List

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AFRIPLEX PTY LTD

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AIM AFRICA INC

The AIM network marketing company was formed in Nampa, Idaho, in the 1980s to market green barley products. Today the company grows, harvests, processes and markets Barley Life as well as 20 other products, and has centres around the world. Committed to research, development and product improvement, AIM has been recognised for innovation in food technology.

ALLISONE PRODUCTS

AllisOne is the home of the Biochemic Institute of South Africa, a branch of the Biochemischer Bund Deutschland (eV) founded in Oldenberg, Germany, by Dr WH Schuessler in 1885. The SA branch offers a certified correspondence course in association with the International Academy of Biochemic Medicine, Pforzheim, Germany, as well as other bio-energetic methods that promote well-being.

AMANZIBEE

Amanzibee focusses on the registration of medicines in South Africa and Sub-Sahara Africa. The company can assist with the appointment of in-country agents and marketing and distribution in African countries, as well as provide the necessary regulatory assistance for pharmaceutical and health companies to expand into the Sub-Sahara African market.

AMWAY SOUTH AFRICA

Amway is a direct person-to-person marketing company that offers people the opportunity to build their own businesses. Since its inception in August 1997, Amway South Africa L.L.C. has built a nationwide network of over 30 000 independent business owners who distribute more than 400 high quality consumer products throughout South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.

ASCENDIS HEALTH

Ascendis Health operates in plant, animal and human market arenas. Ascendis's strategy is to create a synergistic group of health product brands that cover the value chain from imports of raw materials, manufacturing and distribution, to consumers via retail and direct selling channels. Ascendis also has a strong focus on acquisitive growth.

AVID BRANDS

Avid Brands S.A. (Pty) Ltd is a privately owned company based in South Africa with offices in Hillcrest, Durban, and Spartan, Johannesburg. Avid Brands sells over 170 products in the personal care, baby and mother and healthcare (OTC) segments. Products are sold through pharmacy, retail and trade outlets throughout Southern Africa as well as other African countries.

AZOCHEM LABORATORIES

Azochem is a well-established and diverse South African contract manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, complementary medication and supplements, cosmetic and personal care products. The highly qualified team, which includes a registered pharmacist, a biochemist and microbiologists, provides superior service and quality products. The Research and Development laboratory caters for all dosage forms of pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and complementary medicines.
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BIODELTA

Biodelta provides contract manufacturing and packaging solutions to the health and food industry, supplying capsules, tablets, powders, granules, effervescent sachets and tea. Expert, qualified personnel offer a complete supply-chain service, and in-house production facilities include research and product development, manufacturing, packaging, packaging design, print and finishing.

BIOFORCE

SANP (Pty) Ltd is an importer, marketer, distributor and wholesaler of specific homeopathic and phytotherapeutic remedies. Founded by the Schutte family in 1988, SANP began with ‘Food for Thought' health shop in Hillcrest, KZN, and evolved into a major player in the CAM industry, drawing high-quality product ranges from around the world .

BIOLIFE

The BioLife brand was established by Cape Town-based pharmacist Ellis Henen; he developed these quality natural products to help support all aspect of health and well-being, from energy levels and immune strength to mental performance and stress management. BioLife Nutrition is a local, affordable range of quality vitamin and mineral supplements, formulated using natural ingredients. BioLife products are free of preservatives, fillers and additives.

BIOREM NATURAL HEALTH

Biorem was established in 1986, initially for probiotic development. A successful range has subsequently been formulated, tested and marketed. The company manufactures probiotics and natural anti-oxidants for agricultural, pharmaceutical, food and cosmetic products. The company also manufactures and markets natural health products for retailers of food supplements, alternative and registered medicines.

BOTLE BUHLE BRANDS

BOTLE BUHLE BRANDS (BBB) is a direct selling company, founded in 1998 by current Managing Director, Sydney Ontong. The Support Office is based in Johannesburg with independent Consultants located in all nine South African provinces as well as in Mozambique and Namibia. Our Consultants sell a unique portfolio of our own branded products including Orijins - a range of locally produced food supplements, tonics and herbal remedies, Puer Beauty – cosmetics, skin care and fragrances, Puer Fashion and the renowned Botle Buhle Home range. More than a supplier of quality products, Botle Buhle Brands is as an enabler of a vibrant network of budding entrepreneurs and small business owners who are the exclusive suppliers of BBB products to customers in Southern Africa. BBB facilitates and enables their business success and development through the provision of ongoing support, training, marketing materials and where required, enabling technology.

BRENNTAG

Brenntag supplies high-quality raw materials to the herbal and nutraceutical industries. Founded in 1991, this privately owned family business is committed to quality. Operating from two modern facilities in Cape Town and Johannesburg, the company offers a wide range of raw materials and comprehensive technical support.
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CIPLA MEDPRO

Cipla Medpro, 100%-owned by Cipla India, is one of South Africa’s leading pharmaceutical companies that manufactures world-class generic medicines at affordable prices. This respected global company uses cutting-edge technology and innovation to meet the needs of all patients, and recognises its duty to provide affordable medicines. Cipla’s ethos is ‘Advancing healthcare for all South Africans'.

CLICKS GROUP SA

Clicks Group is a health and beauty focused retail and supply group which has been listed on the JSE since 1996. Clicks Group is a leader in the healthcare market and Clicks has the largest retail pharmacy chain with over 220 in-store dispensaries, including a direct-to-patient courier pharmacy service.

COMED HEALTH

CoMed Health (Pty) Ltd was formed in 2009 as a holding company for a number of Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM) companies and brands, including Natura Laboratory and Bioter Health. CoMed presently employs about 170 people at its state-of-the-art CAM production facility in Waltloo, Pretoria.

COYNE HEALTHCARE

Coyne Healthcare was founded in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2013. The company develops and  distributes high-quality nutraceutical and food supplements, and has established productive partnerships with the world’s leading experts and researchers to create superior products that are suitable for both the  South African and international markets.  
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D I REGULATORY CONSULTANTS

D I Regulatory Consultants has been serving the South African pharmaceutical Industry for more than 22 years. The company offers a complete range of regulatory services which includes compiling and updating the South African MRF1 and ZA-CTD dossiers for human and veterinary orthodox and complementary medicines, as well as registerable medical devices

DISCHEM (PTY) LTD

Dischem was started as a small pharmacy in Mondeor, Johannesburg, in 1978 in response to a need for discounted medication. Now a leading specialist in beauty, health food, sport supplements, health and well-being, DisChem offers the widest ranges in these categories, along with expert advice, famously competitive prices, and a Benefits programme which rewards customers and gives back to the community.

DSM NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS

DSM Nutritional Products is one of the world’s leading suppliers of vitamins, carotenoids and other chemicals to the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and personal care industries. The company produces raw materials and ingredients for the manufacture of personal care products and has its own research centres, product facilities and a world-wide sales and distribution network.
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FOREVER LIVING PRODUCTS

Forever Living is a network marketing company founded in 1978. It focuses on a range of aloe vera products and offers a full line of nutritional supplements, as well as beehive-derived products. Forever Living is now a multi-billion dollar company doing business in over 108 countries.
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G.M. PHARMACEUTICALS

GM Pharmaceuticals was founded by entrepreneur/registered pharmacist Stan Georghiou to manufacture Complementary Medicines (CAM). GM's mission is ‘commitment to growth and wealth maximisation for all stakeholders through professional, caring service to all customers, great and small'. The company continues to show remarkable growth in the CAM field.

GLANBIA

Glanbia Nutritionals brings together leadership expertise in cheese, dairy and plant proteins, bio-actives, flavours and premix manufacturing into one nutritional powerhouse.  The company’s broader range of food & ingredient solutions, custom-built services and ability to supply globally creates a unique recipe for co-innovation partnerships that deliver best solutions to customers.

GOOD HEALTH PRODUCTS (PTY) LTD SA

Good Health Ltd is one of New Zealand's leading complementary health manufacturers producing a range of over 150 naturopathically formulated products. Research teams ensure formulations are based on current international scientific studies. Good Health is represented in South Africa by Good Health Products (Pty) Ltd SA. The company distributes through health stores and complementary practitioners.
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HERBAL-HOMEOPATHIC

No company profile or website available at present.

HERBALIFE NUTRITION

Herbalife Nutrition is a premier nutrition and weight-management company built on the vision of founder, Mark Hughes to help people improve their health and financial well-being. The Herbalife Nutrition mission is to provide the best business opportunities in direct selling, and the best nutrition and weight-management products. Herbalife Nutrition has become a world-class company with over 1.5 million independent distributors in over 60 countries on six continents.

HERSOL MANUFACTURING LABORATORIES

Hersol Manufacturing Laboratories is a fully licensed and registered pharmaceutical company, founded in 1980. The company is a contract manufacturer and packer to the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and health food markets, and supplies tailor-made complementary medicines, nutritional supplements and skincare preparations. The fully equipped, in-house laboratory ensures the correct quality of both raw materials and finished products.

HIMALAYA HERBAL PRODUCTS

Himalaya Herbal Products was founded 81 years ago by Mr M Manal. The company pioneered research that has converted Ayurveda's herbal tradition into a complete range of proprietary formulations dedicated to healthy living and longevity. Today, these products have found acceptance with medical fraternities and serve the health and personal care needs of consumers in 90 countries.
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IMBIZO TECHNOLOGIES

Imbizo was founded in 2003 to serve the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. Imbizo only partners with specialist disease-management companies to ensure that people receive Imbizo supplements only as part of a carefully managed programme. Imbizo products are available throughout South Africa, but can only be accessed through managed treatment programmes and the distributing pharmacies.

IMPERIAL HEALTH SCIENCES

Imperial Health Sciences aims to ensure the secure and sustainable supply of quality medicines to the people of Africa. Within the Imperial Group, Imperial Health Sciences is a division of Imperial Logistics Consumer Products, and is certified for the receipt, storage and distribution of pharmaceuticals and other healthcare products.

ITHEMBE LE SIZWE

Ithembe Le Sizwe was founded in 2002 to meet a need for the manufacture of synthetic natural compounds. It is a biopharmaceutical company specialising in the extraction of secondary metabolites from natural cells. The company has a range of natural products that assist in the relief of viral, bacterial and fungal infections.
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JJ PHARMA STABILITY

J Pharma Stability is a company with experience and knowledge and is committed to bringing quality medicines to South Africa and other countries. The company’s mission is to provide the most sought-after quality, value-based, expert service in the stability storage, retention storage and regulatory environment for the pharmaceutical and healthcare products, as well as provide a competitive pricing structure for medicines, medical devices, complementary medicines and health supplements.
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KCP PRODUCTS

No company profile or website available at present.
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LAKE INTERNATIONAL

Lake International Technologies (Pty) Ltd manufactures and distributes products, delivery systems and services in South Africa and internationally. It also represents specialty ingredients including bacterial cultures, enzymes, natural colourants, phosphates, stabilisers, emulsifiers and various other food additives for dairy, beverage, wine, meat, bakery, health, and nutrition industries.

LEBRON PHARMACEUTICALS

Lebron entered the marketplace in 2010 and supplies a range of homeopathics from the successful French company, Boiron. The company mission is to engage with consumers, corporates and professionals in the delivery of leading-edge products crafted for the successful servicing of the broader health and wellbeing market. It incorporates Vernon Bartlett Consultants.
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MCNABS

McNabs was started by husband and wife team, Rupert and Sarah McKerron. The company provides a specialised range of quality natural products designed to provide the nutrients necessary to help people achieve and maintain optimum health. These are formulated in consultation with medical doctors, pharmacists, nutritionists and homeopaths, and are manufactured to pharmaceutical standards with GMP procedures.

MEDFORD PHARMACEUTICALS

Medford has established a reputation for providing innovative, well-researched products of the highest quality to the South African market. The company continually strives to provide a consistently high standard of service to customers. All manufacturing takes place in licensed pharmaceutical facilities. Medford products have been used and recommended by doctors in South Africa since 1996.
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NATIVA

Nativa (Pty) Ltd entered the CAM market in 1999. Nativa's approach is to develop quality natural products that target specific conditions and consumer needs. The company’s growing portfolio includes a comprehensive range of formulations for a variety of conditions. Contract manufacturing takes place at GMP-approved facilities.

NEOLIFE

Neolife - previously Golden Neo Life Diamite - is a multi-level marketing company selling nutritional products and water filtration systems. All GNLD products are based in nature and backed by science. Members of the company’s scientific advisory board are recognised as leading-edge scientists and strictly adhere to nature's blueprint as they research, develop and maintain world-class products.

NUCLEOCELL

Nucleocell Nutrition (Pty) Ltd is a South African based entity, which is proud to be associated with Dr Peter Koeppel and ProBio in Switzerland. The Company is the sole distributor of scientifically balanced Nucleotides to the health and related industries. It has further diversified the product portfolio by adding Vitamins and other Nutrients to formulations to stimulate  Immunity, improve Gut Health, stabilise Blood Sugar levels and assist in endurance and recovery.

NUTRISPEC CC

Nutrispec is one of South Africa's largest importers and distributors of nutritional supplements. The company is widely recognized as a leader in innovation and quality, sourcing only the finest ingredients and raw materials from internationally respected manufacturers. The wide range of products includes vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs, botanical extracts, proteins and functional foods.
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OXYGEN FOR LIFE

Oxygen for Life (Pty) Ltd was established in 1996 by Mike and Laurice Matulovich to distribute the innovative Nu Science Corporation Cellfood products. Nu Science Corporation is the sole manufacturer of the original Cellfood formula, and is a leading developer worldwide of high performance, oxygen-based consumer health and skincare products that are manufactured in an FDA-licensed laboratory.
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PEPPINA SALES

Peppina Sales was formed in 1956 and is run by two passionate and inventive South African pharmacists, namely Managing Director, Richard Asman and Marketing Director, Diane Rosslee. The company is involved in developing, importing and marketing products in the vitamin and nutraceutical markets. It aims to provide world-class products at an affordable price for South Africans.

PHARMAMARK

Pharmamark, established in 1994, is a South African industry leader in the provision of pharmacy products. These include nutritional supplements, personal care and private label brands. The business is split into two divisions: marketing and distribution of Pharmamark proprietary brands and provision of private label products to major pharmacy chains.

PHYTOFORCE

Phytoforce Herbal Laboratories specialises in producing the finest quality herbal extracts and remedies. The company sources medicinal plants from the country of origin via highly respected and qualified sources. All ingredients are free from herbicides, pesticides, fertilisers and colourants, and all remedies are produced according to British Pharmacopoeia and the Phytotherapeutic Materia Medica standards.

PORTFOLIO PHARMACEUTICALS

The Portfolio Group of Companies specialises in pharmaceutical business, including manufacturing and marketing of vitamins and other commodity-based products. The Group owns two manufacturing companies in South Africa - Portfolio Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd and Portfolio Laboratories (Pty) Ltd - as well as the majority share of one in Botswana - Portfolio Pharmaceuticals Botswana (Pty) Ltd.

POWDERMIX TECHNOLOGIES

Powdermix Technologies is a leading manufacturer in South Africa of powder-form sports nutrition supplements and other nutritional powders. The company has been developing, manufacturing and packaging specialised powder blends since 1998, and has a wealth of in-house food science and nutrition know-how, manufacturing experience and all the skills necessary to create winning products for brand owners.
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RA PHARMA SOLUTIONS

No company profile or website available at present.
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SA NATURAL PRODUCTS

SANP (Pty) Ltd is an importer, marketer, distributor and wholesaler of specific homeopathic and phytotherapeutic remedies. Founded by the Schutte family in 1988, SANP began with ‘Food for Thought' health shop in Hillcrest, KZN, and evolved into a major player in the CAM industry, drawing high-quality product ranges from around the world .

SASTEL PACKAGING

Sastel Packaging is a leading Manufacturer and Packer of Health Supplements and Cosmetics in Pretoria, Gauteng. The company has a 15 year record of offering a professional, one-stop food products and cosmetics development service, R&D, manufacturing and packing. Sastel’s services includes: sourcing of packaging; fill and seal of cosmetic tubes; laboratory research and development; flavouring and formulating of health products; contract manufacturing and packaging of cosmetic, food and health products, and sample sachets. We adhere to strict FSSC22000 and HACCP Guidelines. Quality, integrity, safety and good service forms the basis of Sastel’s business. For more information visit our website or contact us on Tel 012 072 0111

SASTEL PHARMACEUTICALS

Sastel Pharmaceuticals is a contract manufacturing and packaging plant in Pretoria North which addresses the needs of standard market demands, including the market for small runs with quick turnaround times. Sastel has developed into a well-orchestrated complementary manufacturing plant and specialises in the filling and packaging of capsules, creams, shampoos, teas and sachets and a variety of herbal creations.

SAVANNAH FINE CHEMICAL

Savannah was established in 1990 as a prestige supplier of quality raw materials for the food, pharmaceutical, personal care and industrial industries. The company strives to deliver exciting experiences around service, value and innovation, in an environment where potential is maximised and meaningful work is done in pursuit of goals of possibility.

SFI

SFI - previously Flordis - is a South African herbal medicine company that provides a specially selected range of scientifically and clinically tested herbal medicines. These are manufactured by companies in Germany (Steigerwald) and in Switzerland (Zeller), where the herbs are cultivated, harvested and manufactured under strictly controlled conditions, ensuring world-class quality, efficacy and safety.

SILVERLAB HEALTHCARE

Silverlab is a leading manufacturer of high quality ionised colloidal silver products. The company produces cutting-edge technology including patented and medically scheduled ionised silver products. Silverlab colloidal silver is not the conventional “colloidal silver” product - it is a highly developed and independently tested ionized silver solution.

SK CHEMTRADE SERVICES

SK Chemtrade Services is a leading supplier of high quality raw materials to manufacturers of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, household detergents and personal care products in South Africa and its neighbouring countries. Established in 1992, the company sources and supplies only the finest specialist raw materials from partners worldwide.

SMART PHARMACEUTICALS

Smart Pharmaceuticals is a South African based company providing a range of high quality, cost-effective pharmaceuticals to pharmacies, doctors and other healthcare institutions. Founded by Ridwaan Enous in 2007 the company aims to offer the best quality, affordable medicines, as well as to develop, produce and market medicines of internationally acceptable standards.

SOLGAR VITAMINS

Solgar has been innovating and producing fine quality nutritional supplements since 1947. The company’s attention to detail from manufacturing through distribution has enabled it to set, maintain and continually raise the Gold Standard™ for quality nutritional supplements, education and service. Solgar distributes exclusively through health shops, and the range consists of 450 advanced nutritional supplements.

SPORTS HEALTH & FITNESS TECHNOLOGIES

Health & Performance Products, a division of Sports Health & Fitness Technologies (Pty) Ltd, was founded in 1985 with a staff of four. Today it is a leading sports and nutrition supplement company with products including vitamins, minerals, herbals, sports nutritional, common ailment and slimming supplements. These are distributed through pharmacies, sports shops and health stores.

STABIL-LAB (PTY) LTD

Stabil-Lab is a pharmaceutical stability services facility that offers a complete stability storage service and  can monitor all types of pharmaceutical dosage forms. Stabil-lab was launched in July 2015 at the current site in Unit B4, Elridge Office Park in Bartletts, Boksburg. The company aims is to continue helping more Pharmaceutical Laboratories and Applicants with Stability storage to eliminate the problems normally encountered when doing this “in house”. This takes away the stability headaches encountered in MCC audits.
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THE REAL THING

The Real Thing specialises in health products that are all-natural and purified to eliminate toxins, microorganisms and contaminants. Every product ingredient is delivered at optimal concentration for optimal health benefits. Wherever possible, they're also 100% wild-harvested or organic. The company aims to keep bringing brand-new supplement concepts to the South African industry.

TIBB HEALTH SCIENCES (PTY) LTD

Tibb Health Sciences was established in 2002 by Professor R.A.H. Bhikha and is committed to providing the highest quality, clinically proven and uniquely formulated natural products. The company is passionate about ethically sourcing active ingredients and manufacturing them with great care. Tibb products are used and endorsed by more than 200 000 doctors in over 40 countries.

TWINZ REGULATORY AFFAIRS CONSULTANTS

The ideal partner is pharmaceutical regulatory affairs, Twinz Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Consltants' wide range of experience and extensive network of pharmaceutical registration experts provide the talent to ensure all the needs of regulatory departments are thoroughly addressed.
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VIKELEKA HERBAL PHARMACEUTICALS

Vikeleka Herbal Pharmaceuticals is a responsible and ethical company focused on enhancing and improving life quality. The company's mission is to create lifestyle supplements designed to cater for consumer requirements. Only when the company is confident that a product effectively caters for consumer needs, does it look to brand and package it.
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WELLNESS WAREHOUSE

Wellness Warehouse is South Africa's leading health and well-being retailer. Established in 2007, it now boasts over 27 stores, as well as a convenient online shop. Wellness Warehouse provides a wide range of organic and health foods along with integrated wellness products that promote a healthy lifestyle and specialises in organic, gluten-free and holistic health products. It also offers a wide range of health-related services, including wellness assessments, personalised in-store assistance and a natural medicine dispensary.Wellness Warehouse is proud to supply South Africa with the best organic and health products that nature has to offer.

WRAPSA (PTY) LTD

Wrapsa is a one-stop-shop for contract manufacturing and packaging. Established in 1983, this high-profile company ensures that its quality systems meet the criteria of the SABS for its ISO rating, and operates according to GMP guidelines in order to guarantee the safety and efficacy of the products it manufactures.
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ZK HEALTHCARE

Z K Healthcare is the sole distributor in South Africa of the Italian herbal and aloe range of ESI products. Established in 1975 by Antonio Maria Galleano, ESI is a worldwide natural health leader that operates in the area of phytotherapy products, dietetic and nutritional supplementary food.

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