Moringa Wellness strive to provide nutritious high-quality products for the whole family.


Moringa Wellness differentiates itself by using scientific food formulations, botanical extracts native to South Africa and our registered Moringex. Moringa Wellness has developed a range of unique tasty, healthy and functional consumer moringa based food and beverage products. With using Moringex, a super concentrate formula - reverse osmosis engineered, products formulated in the laboratory with real science are without equal and at the forefront of the sector.

To supply healthy, functional food and snack options; for everyday use, under the banner "Nutritious meets delicious" using Southern African indigenous natural plant extracts.
To scientifically produce the highest quality moringa traditional and functional food & beverage, medicinal and animal husbandry products available on the international market, so that our clients and consumers may enjoy the unlimited benefits this natural wonder has to offer.
Our ethos is that everyone involved in the value chain, from rural tribal farmer, all the way to the consumer, must benefit from what we do.


Moringa Wellness works with the best in their fields globally – thus ensuring our food and beverage products taste the best in the world!

Keith Duvel
Managing Director

Has over two decades of experience in economic development & planning and international trade. He is an expert in developing industrial upgrading and modernization programmes for implementation at national level in the 14 SADC region for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Keith operates as the CEO of Moringa Mavens, coordinating the technology and other service providers to deliver the Moringa Mavens product range to the market.

Prof. Arno Hugo
(M.Sc Agric; Ph.D)Associate Professor

Microbial Biochemical and Food Biotechnology University of the Free State. In the Food Science Division of the Department of Microbial, Biochemical and Food Biotechnology lecturing meat science, food analysis and other food science courses. Prof Hugo has completed a full-length research paper on the nutritional characterization of Moringa Oleifera leaves in 2011. This included full laboratory analysis of the nutritional values of Moringa. He has also completed an analysis of the Moringex Moringa Extract.

Grant Momple

Qualified in Microbiology at the Kwa Zulu Natal University of Technology (1982) and in Food Technology at the Cape Town University of Technology (1985). Has worked in the following industries: Dairy, Herb and Spice, Fruit Juice and Flavours. In the Flavour Industry he has worked for IFF, Firmenich, Wild and Doehler. For the last 18 years he has worked in the Cape Province two companies manufacturing fruit juices, botanical extracts, flavours and emulsions.

Kersten Paulsen

BSc University of Stellenbosch. Majors in Botany, Zoology and Geology. Farming experience: Livestock and Cultivation.
Business experience: in excess of 25 years in business working in the Phytotrade industry doing Plant identification in the field, concluding Material transfer agreements and Benefit sharing agreements with Local communities for the harvest of our range of medicinal plants. Further specializing in Drying, Milling and Sterilization of the different plant materials.

Dr. James Laporta
Resident Doctor

MBChB (UCT), DMH (SA), Dip PEC (SA) Integrative, Medical practitioner Dr. Laporta obtained his medical degree at the University of Cape Town and has also completed his post grad diploma’s in Mental Health and Emergency Medicine. He started studying complementary and herbal medicines over 14 years ago, and continues to travel to conferences, assimilate research, and lecture. Dr. Laporta has a private practice in Cape Town, is a corporate wellness specialist for Kaelo, and consultant to Natural Medicine Company – Wings Herbal Synergy. He is also active in matters regarding food supplements vs. medicaments, and the future of natural medicines in South Africa.