Our Product Range
We are passionate about providing products that are of excellent quality and that meet the needs of our customers.
Sahara Foods is a family-run business which has been in operation for over 25 years. We are passionate about providing products that are of excellent quality and that meet the needs of our customers.
Sahara Foods is a family-run business which has been in operation for over 25 years. It was first established under the name Vegmate in 1996, and in 2004 its name was changed to Sahara Foods.
We are committed to providing quality, service and innovation, ensuring that our customers’ requirements are met timeously.
Our product offering caters to a range of clients, from the housewife to the fine-dining industry, and is constantly evolving to meet the demands of our customers.
At Sahara Foods, we use some of the finest locally produced garlic, ginger, chilli, and other ingredients. We don’t compromise on quality but ensure that you get what you pay for in terms of flavour, versatility and shelf-life.
“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates
Bacteria, Funguses & Parasites
Garlic can be used as an antibiotic to treat bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections, such as tapeworm and cavity-causing bacteria in the mouth.
Ginger can lower blood sugars and improve heart disease risk factors, especially in people with Type 2 diabetes.
Garlic can reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol in those who have high cholesterol.
Ginger has been known to speed up the emptying of the stomach, which can be beneficial for those who experience indigestion and related stomach discomfort.
Garlic is low in calories but rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Manganese. It also contains trace amounts of a vast array of other nutrients.
Bacteria & Viruses
Ginger can help lower the risk of infection and inhibit the growth of many types of bacteria as well as certain viruses.
High doses of garlic can improve blood pressure for those with hypertension.
Ginger can lower cholesterol levels and has been known to lead to significant reductions in LDL (bad) cholesterol.
Ginger has the ability to influence weight loss. This ability could be related to specific mechanisms, such as it’s potential to help increase the number of calories burned or reduce inflammation.
Garlic can boost the function of the immune system and help to prevent and reduce the severity of illnesses like influenza and the common cold.
Ginger has been known to reduce pain and disability related to osteoarthritis as well as menstrual pain.
Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia
Garlic contains antioxidants that protect against cell damage and ageing. It, therefore, may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Antioxidants and bioactive compounds in ginger can inhibit oxidative stress and inflammatory responses that occur in the brain, which are believed to be among the key drivers of Alzheimer’s disease and age-related cognitive decline.
At high doses, the Sulphur compounds in garlic have shown to protect against organ damage from heavy metal toxicity.
Ginger can help relieve nausea related to morning sickness, chemotherapy and surgery.
The invigorating properties of garlic protect the skin from the effect of free radicals and slow down the depletion of collagen, which leads to loss of elasticity in ageing skin.
Sahara Foods Stockists
Unit 7, Verulam Industrial Park,
2 Mission Road,
083 468 1335 or 082 565 3179
032 541 6113 / 5 / 7
M-T: 8am - 5pm
F: 8am - 4pm
South African National Halaal Authority approved