In 2004, GOTG introduced the world’s first groundnut–soya, high energy and protein food supplement, called Sibusiso. Sibusiso is indicated in cases of:
- Weight loss
- Muscle wasting
- Low energy levels
- Nutritional challenges
- Weakness, and
- Decreased appetite.
Currently, it’s being used by 230 health facilities in South Africa , Malawi , Lesotho and Botswana.
It has been used as a highly effective nutrient supplement for debilitating conditions such as malnutrition, tuberculosis and HIV, Aids. However, it’s also suitable for those with high energy needs such as sports people or students.
|Nutritional analysis per 100g of Sibusiso|
|MICRONUTRIENT||SRFS 100G||RDA||PERCENTAGE RDA PER 100G|
|Vitamin A mcg RE||1200||1000||120%|
|Vitamin D mcg||10||5||200%|
|Vitamin E mg||30||10||300%|
|Vitamin C mg||150||60||250%|
|Vitamin B-1 mg||2.2||1.4||157%|
|Vitamin B-2 mg||2.2||1.6||138%|
|Vitamin B-3 mg||20||18||111%|
|Vitamin B-6 mg||2.6||2||130%|
|Folic Acid mcg||600||200||300%|
|Vitamin B-12 mg||3.6||1||278%|
|Pantothenic Acid mg||8||6||125%|
- 100% ready to eat;
- No preparation required;
- No dilution required;
- No heating or refrigeration required;
- Can be eaten on its own, stirred into porridge or other food, or used as a spread
1. The RDA table provided in Annex 3 of the Regulations Governing the Labeling and Advertising of Foodstuffs was used to calculate the values listed.
2. Sibusiso Ready Food Supplement also contains Vitamin K, Selenium, Potassium and Copper the analysis of the levels of these nutrients has not been included, since the RDA Tables provided by the Food Labeling Regulations do not give reference values for these micronutrients.