Afriplex is a South African company rooted in the development and manufacturing of botanical extracts, complementary medicines and food & beverage product solutions.

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Afriplex exports first locally produced cannabis extract

Established in 2001, with a strong focus on African indigenous plant extracts, Afriplex is currently one of the leading contract manufacturers of complementary medicines (CAMs) and health supplement products in South Africa. The company’s move into the cannabis market in 2018 is another successful extension of the botanical offering that the business developed since its establishment. Afriplex is currently the only licenced GMP cannabis manufacturer in South Africa and processed the first cannabis from licensed local cultivators which is being exported. Danie Nel, Managing Director of Afriplex, said: “The first legal extraction of cannabis is a huge achievement not only for Afriplex...


Since the launch of Afriplex’s state-of-the-art Tea packing facility in 2019, several high-quality functional teas have been successfully launched into the local and international pharmaceutical and CAMS markets. The facility boasts cGMP compliance with a unique dosage system to allow for the formulation of a tea product with validated functionality. In addition to this it is designed with blending and plating apparatus as well as allowing for versatility in different packing formats. Afriplex is currently the only manufacturer of CBD-plated Rooibos Tea. This tea range will now be expanded to include respiratory and immune boosting functionality. Afriplex’s Pelagon™ extract, produced from...


Since President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first address to the nation regarding COVID-19, Afriplex’s priority has been to ensure the health and safety of its employees and the community whilst ensuring that we still offer the same level of service to our clients. As an essential goods provider, we are fully operational and are working closely with our suppliers and clients to ensure that the supply of essential goods to the end-user are not interrupted during this time. Additionally, we formulated a range of sanitising products and commissioned a dedicated production line to be able to urgently supply our clients and the...