NUTRITIONAL MAIZE-BASED DRINKS
South Africa’s first 620g tamper evident instant (powder) MAGEU tub (HDPE = high-density polyethylene) The HDPE tub has a high barrier in order to protect the MAGEU powder from deterioration by external factors such as sunlight or oxygen.
MAGEU is a traditional Non Alcoholic drink and it’s extremely popular, especially among traditional groups, who also call it maxau, maHewu, amaRhewu, or amaHewu.
Our company is the first to launch the tamper evident MAGEU powder tub (HDPE = high-density polyethylene)
The HDPE tub has a high barrier in order to protect the mageu powder from deterioration by external factors such as sunlight or oxygen.
Tamper evident packaging is a stalwart of safety and awareness in the packaging industry. Not only does tamper evident packaging feature strong materials that keep the products inside safe, they also alert consumers to the reality of contamination or foul play.
Do take note: Other liquid mageu brands needs refrigeration from minute it’s manufactured – and preservatives are usually added to extend the shelf life to meet the demands of long supply chains!
Benefits of the instant MAGEU tub:
Instant MAGEU is a traditional Non Alcoholic drink and it’s now available per glass/ 3 Table spoons makes one full glass.
One instant MAGEU tub (620g makes 4 Liters) also comes in 5 flavors namely, banana, cream, strawberry, pineapple and regular.
One (1) MAGEU sachet (310g makes 2 Liters) is more feasible than most competitors (Less 50%)
The tub has a long lasting functionality. The HDPE tub are very durable and designed to stand a fair amount of trauma.
12-month shelf life, plus our products do not require refrigeration whilst transported and/or stored – a very important factor, not only for the distributor, but especially for those consumers who do not have proper refrigeration facilities.
Instant MAGEU is a product developed by PowerForce Products since 2004 — and is supplied as a powder mix containing all the ingredients necessary to make an appetising, instant, high energy and vitamin enriched MAGEU once it is mixed with cold water. If mixed with hot water it makes a delicious hot porridge and if mixed with hot or cold milk it makes a porridge which most young children prefer to their normal porridge.
Due to the utmost importance of the taste of the product a lot of attention was directed at developing a product appetising to the traditional consumers of MAGEU. PowerForce MAGEU is available in four different flavors namely Banana, Cream, Strawberry, Pineapple and Regular. The traditional consumers of MAGEU are ad idem that it tastes delicious. Although not traditional, it can also be served as a hot drink when mixed with hot water or served as porridge when mixed with boiling water.
To appreciate the quality of PowerForce Mageu its nutritional value as set out in the nutrition table below should be compared to that of competing products. MAGEU is not only high in energy but also enriched with various vitamins. The vitamin mixture was specifically chosen to assist HIV-positive patients in recovering from illnesses and to help them cope with antiretroviral drugs. These vitamins assist in building the immune system and in distributing energy in the body.
Instant MAGEU consist of Vitamin A, Vitamin C,
Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2,
Nicotinamide, Vitamin D3
Vitamin E, Pantothenic acid,
Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12,
Currently the product is packed in packets with a net weight of 155g (1 Litre) 310g, makes 2 liters of instant MAGEU when mixed with water. The fact that instant MAGEU is supplied as a powder mix in high quality, air tight and non-transparent packaging means that:
- It does not require refrigeration whilst transported and/or stored – a very important factor, not only for the distributor, but especially for those consumers who do not have proper refrigeration facilities;
- It has a shelf life of at least one year without any deterioration
Instant MAGEU nutrition table.
|Per 1 liter Serving||% RDA|
|Fat||< 1 000 g||–|
|Vitamin A||1 000.000 RE||100|
|Vitamin C||60 000 mg||100|
|Vitamin D3||5 000 mcg||100|
|Vitamin E||10 000 TE||100|
|Vitamin B1||1 400 mg||100|
|Vitamin B2||1 600 mg||100|
|Vitamin B6||2 000 mg||100|
|Vitamin B12||1 000 mg||100|
|Nicotinamide||18 000 mg||100|
|Pantothemic Acid||6 000 mg||100|
|Vitamin F – Folic Acid||0. 200 mg||100|
- RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance) for persons 10 years and older
- RE: Retinol Equivalents, TE: Tocopherol, IU: International Units
- Vitamin A: 1 RE is equivalent to 3.33 IU
- Vitamin D: as cholecalciferol, 1 mcg is equivalent to 40 IU
- Vitamin E: 1 TE is equivalent to 1.49 IU