sarita_small (1)Energy Supplements was established in 2002 by Sarita Gericke and is a proudly South African BEE Level 4 company that began with a passion to alleviate malnutrition in Africa. Today we formulate, manufacture and market nutritional supplements for various applications including weight loss, sport, children and malnutrition.

Energy Supplements is continuously researching new products and is available for contract formulation. Our mission is to provide high quality nutritional products at affordable prices.

We are registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration pursuant to the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act, as amended by the Bioterrorism Act of 2002 and the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act.

Quality Standards

• FSSC 22000:2010 “Food Safety System Certification
Requirement for all food manufactures (which is a combination of ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management Systems requirements) and OASS220: 2008 (pre­requisite program on food safety for food manufacturing)

• CAC/GL21-­1997
Principles for the establishment and application for Microbiological criteria for Foods

• CAC/G 63-2007
Principles and Guidelines for the conduct of Microbiological Risk Management

• CAC/RCP 49:2001
Code of Practice for source directed measures to reduce contamination of food with chemicals

• Codex STAN 228­‐2001
General methods of Analysis for Contaminants

• Codex STAN193-­1995
Codex general Standard for contaminants and toxins in Food and Feed

• Codex STAN 229-­1993: REV 1-­2003
Analysis of pesticides residues: Recommended methods

• CAC/RCP 66-2008
Recommended International Code of Hygienic Practice for Powdered Formulae for Infants and Children of the Codex Alimentarius standard CAC/RCP 66-2008

• Codex Alimentarius Standard CAC/GL 10-1979 Amended 1983, 2009
All added vitamins and minerals are on the advisory list of Nutrient Compound for use in Foods for Special Dietary Uses intended for infants and young children

• Codes STAN 200-1995, STA 207­‐1999, STAN 212­‐1999
All raw materials are food grade in compliance with general recommendations of Codex Alimentarius

• ISO 22000:2005
All packaging material complies with ISO 22000:2005 standards

Notable Achievements

Sport - national

In 2004 Energy Supplements was awarded the contract to supply 10 South African national sports teams of SuperSport : Sharks, Cheetahs and Griquas rugby teams, Dolphins, Western Province and Titans cricket as well as SuperSport United soccer team for three years with our ready-to-drink protein drink “Power Protein”.

Energy Supplements formulates and manufactures under license for several other brands.


SA Health Department

The South African National Department of Health awarded the tender to Energy Supplements from 2017 to 2020 to supply therapeutic ready-to-drink products for severely malnourished children. In addition, Energy Supplements was also awarded the tender for the supply of probiotics.

In 2012 we were the first company that this tender was awarded to in 8 years and to again win the award demonstrates the quality of our products.

RSA Department of Health logo

KZN Health Department

The Department of Health KwaZulu Natal awarded the tender to Energy Supplements since 2002 to supply Mi Meal to hospitals as a balanced meal replacement.

KZN Department of Health