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Nutritious South African organic vegetable drink

An affordable, nutritious organic vegetable drink containing indigenous South African plants. It is an instant sorghum based dry pre-mix containing milled vegetable ingredients and is available in vanilla, chocolate and strawberry flavours.

Contact Person

Funzani Libago

flibago@csir.co.za

Applications

Providing a nutritious drink for school children Nutritious supplement for people wanting an organic supplement

Intellectual Property

Knowhow; trade secret

Technology Field

Food Technology; Biosciences

Business Opportunity

Business Opportunity

Technology Description

An organically grown vegetable drink with no preservatives. It comes in 3 flavours: vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. It could be sold as a meal supplement/breakfast to school children or it could be sold as a healthy smoothie drink via retail outlets.

Benefits & Advantages

Nutritional – organically grown, no preservatives School children need it, they currently eat starch for breakfast or nothing at all Can be integrated into school feeding schemes. Reasonable pricing for school children Quality product for consumers for distribution through retail outlets

Inventors

Gerda Botha, Tshidi Moroka, Nomusa Dlamini