Vital Health Foods

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Vital Health Foods is the largest vitamin and nutritional supplement company in Africa,[1][2] with its head office in Cape Town. The manufacturer adheres to medicinal Good Manufacturing Processes.[3] It is audited by the Medicines Control Council in South Africa and by Therapeutic Goods Administration internationally.[4]


Vital Health Foods was the first health foods company in South Africa, founded in 1947 by Mr. Jack Grieve in the small town of Wellington, South Africa.[5][6] The company has grown to be the leading supplement manufacturer in Africa, exporting internationally. The company formulates, tests, and manufactures its own products, and provides a customer helpline run by qualified dieticians.


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  2. ^ "Bharti Airtel appoints Andre Beyers as CMO for Africa". 2 August 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Starling, Shane (10 April 2012). "50% of South African omega-3 supplements have content issues: Study". Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Dorich, Alan. "Vital Health Foods - Manufacturing Today". Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Company Overview of Vital Health Foods (Pty) Ltd.". Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  6. ^ Jooste, Kristy (21 August 2014). "R3.9m raised to fight woman and child abuse". Retrieved 19 July 2015. 

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