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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Trading hours: Monday - Thursday (08:00-17:00) Fridays (08:00-16:30)

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Plants, science and sustainability

[caption id="attachment_17408" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr Hlupheka Chabalala[/caption] The global market for health supplements is growing. Consumer interest in healthy living and differentiated research on active ingredients are propelling the industry into a new frontier. These trends and more were evident at the recent Afriplex Technical Symposium. By Abby Vorster, editor of SA Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review Centred on the theme ‘Harnessing Nature’s Best’, the symposium took place on 12 September at the JSE Conference Centre in Sandton, Johannesburg. The programme featured local and international speakers who shared compelling information on biodiversity, natural ingredients, regulatory developments, market trends, APIs and the more contentious...

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“Cannabis – Is it all smoke and mirrors?”

Afriplex’s Technical Symposium As part of this year’s Afriplex Technical Symposium we will be discussing the very newsworthy subject of “Cannabis – Is it all smoke and mirrors?”. This topic fits well with this year’s symposium theme of ‘Harnessing Nature’s Best’ as it explores the health benefits and potential commercial uses for this hotly debated botanical. The event will take place at the JSE Conference centre in Sandton, Johannesburg, on Wednesday 12 September 2018. Since the Medicine Control Council (MCC), now SAHPRA, published its intent in 2017 to allow for licencing of the cultivation and processing of Cannabis, the South African market has...

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AFRIPLEX HARNESSING NATURE’S BEST

Afriplex was established in 2001 with strong focus on African indigenous plant extracts. Today, it is one of the leading contract manufacturers of CAMs and health supplement products in the country. P&C Review asked Afriplex’s Responsible Pharmacist, Robert Longrigg, a couple of questions about this growing business. WHAT IS THE HISTORY OF AFRIPLEX? Afriplex started 17 years ago with the original objective of unlocking the potential of traditionally used African botanical remedies. At initiation of our operations, we focussed on producing ingredients for the food and beverage industry. Since then our expansion into plant cultivation activities to supply African botanical plant material...