April 1, 2020
Nutrition and Our Youth

A healthy child is a happy child, which should make healthy eating top of the priority list for our families. Children are naturally energetic and lively, and the food that a young child eats will provide the energy and nutrients needed to grow and thrive. Children are our country’s future teachers, parents, lawyers, CEOs and healthcare professionals, making it vital for parents and caregivers to be role models for the next generation of healthy eaters. The State of the (Youth) […]

April 1, 2020
Why ABC Juice – the inspiration behind it?

Get it? A = Apple B = Beetroot C = Carrot ABC Juice is not a new concept amongst juicers all around the world. It has been known for being a beneficial juice blend for quite some time. As leaders in the vegetable juice market, Rugani Juice decided to launch their very own ABC Juice, the first of its kind, made from fresh vegetables and fruits only! As a farm and family-owned brand, Rugani is passionate about raising a healthy […]

November 20, 2019
Rugani Pineapple Marinated Chicken, Baby Marrow and Roasted Pepper and Whole Wheat Cous Cous salad

Developed by Simone Kruger, Yellow Papaya Serves 4   Prep Time: Overnight marinade and 20 minutes  Cooking Time: 45 minutes    Ingredients: For the marinade:  ¼ cup soy sauce  ¼ cup Rugani Pineapple juice  ¼ cup brown sugar  3 cloves garlic  1 tbsp grated ginger  1 tsp sesame oil  2 sprigs coriander, washed and chopped  6 chicken pieces    1 cup whole wheat cous cous  1 cup hot vegetable stock  1 tbsp basil pesto  1 red pepper, cut into slices and roasted  4 baby marrows, […]

November 7, 2019
Fighting inflammation one juice at a time

…with Rugani Turmeric Infused Carrot Juice. We recently added even more natural goodness to our veggie juice family by blending fresh turmeric root with Rugani carrots, our original root vegetable, Rugani carrots. This powerful combo is bursting with added nutrition and health benefits, with anti-inflammatory properties at its best. You may have seen the name of this healing root and spice powder trending everywhere as an ingredient in supplements and food products, and with good reason.  From turmeric lattes and […]

July 31, 2019
Let Food Be Medicine

“The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison” – Ann Wigmore   During July, we found ourselves in the company of a group of people who care enough about sifting through the minefields of information available today to provide you with fact-based meal plans on your healthy lifestyle journey – they are dieticians. Dieticians dedicates themselves to become experts in the field of nutrition, and just like […]

June 20, 2019
Five combinations of carrot juice for strong, healthy families

“Eat your carrots!” You’ve heard these words spoken by your mom every day growing up, no doubt. Are we still dangling the proverbial carrot in front of our kids’ noses?   Well, according to several good sources and research out there on the benefits of carrots, we should be. Moreover, when they name the nutrient, beta-carotene, after well…carrots, you can be sure that the carrot was there first, and then came the cart.   Let’s explain. Carotenoids are responsible for the bright colour of carrots. One of […]

May 23, 2019
Feed a hungry South African on 90c

How often do you utter the words ‘I’m hungry!” in one month? Well, did you know that in 2017, 6,8 million South Africans experienced hunger? The latest statistics posted by Stats SA in May 2019 claims that up to 20% of South African households had inadequate or severe inadequate access to food in 2017. Let’s start by defining food security. According to Oxfam this is when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to meet their dietary needs for an active and […]

April 18, 2019
Fresh adventures

April in South Africa is the month of long-weekends. Hopefully, you have some well-deserved rest and a few adventures planned. If you are traveling for an extended time into an area with limited access to supermarkets, the challenge might be to find fresh fruit and vegetables. This can now easily be overcome by adding Rugani Juice to your long-weekend shopping list. Being both the farmer and processor enables us to harvest our carrots at sunrise, and package our juice by […]

March 20, 2019
Red is for recovery

Rugani Beetroot Juice: Accessible, convenient and natural nutraceutical sport nutrition. “In the world of athletic competition, margins of victory are becoming smaller, and in some cases may literally come down to a fraction of a second or the ability to contract a single motor unit one more time. Thus, athletes are constantly in pursuit of any advantage to improve athletic performance. Some athletes may turn toward nutritional supplements, from both natural and organic sources, to provide this edge.” (Beetroot Juice […]

February 21, 2019
Relational Extracts

Keeping to the theme of relationships, the Rugani Juice range has a few options for people who enjoy the taste profile of a combo juice. The Ginger infused Carrot Juice and Carrot & Pineapple juices are packed with all the nutrients of the ingredients used to make these fresh juices. To highlight one of its many benefit, the gingerol in ginger buffers the cis-beta-carotene in the carrot juice, making it a powerful immune booster. Ginger is also associated with anti-inflammation […]