South Africa

Ascendis Health CEO says Scitec acquisition will unlock European and US sports nutrition markets.

Ascendis eyes August completion of €170m Scitec deal

By Eliot Beer

South African firm Ascendis Health is aiming to complete its acquisition of sports nutrition company Scitec International by the end of August, with CEO Karsten Wellner expecting strong growth even in saturated markets.

StimuLearn with Nestlé’s Nido

StimuLearn with Nestlé’s Nido

By Jenny Eagle

Nestlé’s milk drink brand Nido has launched a free interactive educational app called StimuLearn to improve children’s memory and attention.

Pelargonium sidiodes: South African biodiversity laws are altering its harvest and distribution

South African immunity herb winning new community

By Shane Starling

A South African botanical extract from a plant from the same family as the geranium but with immunity rather than stimulatory indications, is gaining interest as a natural antiobiotic and immunity booster.

Roche Vitamins opens SA plant

Roche Vitamins opens SA plant

Roche Vitamins, a unit of the Swiss pharmaceutical group, has
opened a new production facility in South Africa which will
manufacture vitamin premixes for the food industry and help reduce
the levels of malnutrition in many African...


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