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09/23/2020
Fighting Food Waste One Rugani Juice at a time

Food security is a global concern and many organisations are looking for ways to reduce food wastage. Being farmers and understanding the value of food, Greenway Farms decided to investigate value-added juice processing many years ago. In 2015, the first Rugani 100% Carrot Juice was produced and is the result of Greenway Farms’ efforts in combatting food waste. According to the United Nations Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security and Nutrition June 2020, they recommend food systems […]

09/23/2020
Rugani 100% Zobo infused Beetroot Juice Blend

Zobo, more commonly known as Hibiscus sabdariffa, is widely known for its beautiful pink flower. Originating from Africa, Zobo has travelled the globe and is now cultivated in many countries including Sudan, India, China, Thailand, Mexico, Egypt, Malaysia and Taiwan. It is used all over the world as an ornamental plant and consumed in many ways such as flavoured water infusions, marmalades, salad dressings, sauces and wines. Zobo belongs to the Malvaceae family and it has been used in traditional […]

09/23/2020
Foods to reduce your risk of Cancer

Even though many factors may impact your cancer risk, eating the right foods and avoiding others play a large role. Here are some pointers.  Try to find fun and creative ways to make them a part of your daily self-care: Lifestyle About 30-40% of cancers can be reduced through improving our lifestyle, the quality of the food we eat, stopping tobacco smoking, reducing alcohol intake, managing weight and exercising.  Diet, physical activity and being overweight may affect body processes that […]

09/18/2020
Red African Sunset Iced Tea

By Megan Pentz-Kluyts, Registered Dietitian & Nutrition Consultant and consulting dietitian for the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) What better way to end the day. This thirst-quenching and refreshing Iced Tea is made with two CANSA SMART CHOICE SEAL products, Red Espresso® rooibos tea and Rugani 100% Ginger Infused Carrot Juice, flavoured with 100% Rugani Pineapple Juice, orange segments, passion fruit and a garnish of mint. Prep time: 15 min (and overnight to infuse the tea) Serves 4 Ingredients: […]

09/18/2020
Pink Beetroot & Hibiscus Flapjacks

By Simone Kruger, Yellow Papaya for Rugani Juice – Food/Liquid Stylist and Photographer, a trained chef and a passionate supporter of local goods Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 medium ripe bananas 4 eggs 1 cup Rugani 100%  Zobo infused Beetroot Juice 2 tsp vanilla extract 3 cups rolled oats (ensure it’s gluten-free if you want to make a gluten-free version) 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Olive oil, for cooking   Method […]

09/18/2020
Rugani Carrot, Turmeric & Coco Smoothie Bowl (V)

By Simone Kruger, Yellow Papaya – Food/Liquid Stylist and Photographer, a trained chef and a passionate supporter of local goods Prep Time: 10 min Serves 4 Ingredients: Smoothie: 2 frozen bananas 2/4 cup frozen pineapple chunks 250 ml Rugani 100% Turmeric infused Carrot Juice 50  ml coconut milk 2 tsp honey/maple syrup optional Toppings: Sliced Banana Toasted Coconut Flakes Pistachio nuts Granadilla Papaya and coconut for serving (optional)  Method: Place all the smoothie ingredients in your blender. Blend on high […]

09/17/2020
Rugani 100% ABC Juice Gummy Sweets

By Tascha Strauss – Fund Specialist, mom, home baker, CrossFit enthusiast Prep Time: 10 minutes plus 15 minutes in the freezer Ingredients: Rugani 100% ABC Juice (those bits of juice your kids don’t finish 😊) 2 Tbsp gelatin powder (agar agar for a vegan option) 1 tsp honey to taste (optional) Method: In a saucepan heat the 1 1/2 cup of Rugani 100% ABC Juice, 2 Tbsp gelatin powder (or agar agar) and 1 tsp honey to taste (optional). Once […]

09/07/2020
Rugani Braai Day Recipes 2020!

Every year, on the 24th of September, as South Africans we celebrate our roots – we reflect on the past, our history and our struggles, but we also embrace our rich, vibrant & diverse cultures, beliefs and traditions. What better way to do this than around a braai! This day is also commonly known as National Braai Day. Jan Braai (real name Jan Scannell) is the man behind the National Braai Day initiative. Jan Braai started the National Braai Day […]

09/01/2020
Rugani 100% Carrot Juice

It is the humble carrot that lies at the root of our story and the real hero of our extraordinary root extraction process. The carrot is not as timid and ordinary as many may assume but rather a powerhouse of a root, initially used for its wonderful medicinal properties. 1 Most of these can be ascribed to a wonderful antioxidant called beta-carotene, where studies have shown it to be somewhat of a miracle component that may act as a cancer […]

09/01/2020
Do carrots really improve your vision?

Many of us grew up being told: “Eat your carrots, they are good for your eyesight”. The idea that eating carrots could improve your vision, originates from a myth, but that doesn’t mean it’s untrue. This goes as far back as World War II propaganda. The British government, in an attempt to thwart off its enemies, claimed that their pilots had a greater chance of striking targets due to good eyesight as a result of eating more carrots. While Britain […]