Philani Instant Porridge is a tasty, fortified maize food supplement aimed at people at risk of developing malnutrition or those with a compromised immune status.

It is mixed with hot water to form a tasty instant porridge. Philani with Zymune is fortified to provide 100% of the NRV’s of all vitamins, minerals and trace elements in one serving per day.

Philani also contains an enzyme mixture to aid digestion and improve absorption and bioavailability of nutrients. These features do not only provide an affordable option for food supplementation, but ensure the availability of a culturally acceptable oral supplement.


Clinical studies

  1. Weight gain in HIV-infected adults: Research published, SAJCN, November 2002, vol.15, No. 3 (S2:S9)
  2. Report on Philani Supplementation in HIV + TB adults at Richmond Hospital – Kwazulu – Natal (Summarized By Liana Steenkamp –September 2006)
    Impact on Philani Supplementation on weight of patients with HIV/ AIDS or TB at St Mary’s Hospital, Kwamagwaza (Research by SE Minsi, Registered Dietitian and National BFHI Assessor 2004)

Mixing Instructions
Mix 11 level scoops(100g) of product with 250ml1 cup) hot water, one serving of Philani with Zymune will provide 100% of the NRV’s.

Pack Sizes
The product is packed in 1Kg (10 Serving) re-sealable laminated plastic sachets and packed in double walled boxes of 10. Each packet contains a scoop for ease of mixing. The packaging has been designed to protect the product even under extreme delivery conditions.

Soy, Gluten

Ingredient statement

Pre-Cooked Maize Meal, Soy Flour (Soy), Sucrose, Palm Oil, Spray Dried Creamer [(Palm Oil, Maltodextrins, Emulsifier Casein (Milk)], Flavourants, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Phosphate, Malt Flour (Gluten), Tri Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Salt, Cinnamon, Ferrous Fumerate, Ascorbic Acid, Nicotinamide, Vitamin E, Vitamin A Palmitate, Calcium D Pantothenate, Thiamine, Pyridoxine, Riboflavin, Molybdenum, Chromium, Manganese Sulphate, Copper Sulphate, Selenium, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12, Biotin, Potassium Iodide.

Nutritional Information
For full nutritional information on the product please contact our Dietician, Tandi Matoti-Mvalo RD (SA), at