AfriNat (Pty) Ltd (AfriNat) supplies a range of natural biostimulants and agricultural pre-harvest products as well as a range of cleaning solutions under the brand ViBacSan® to the post-harvest industry and hygiene and sanitation sector. These products are human, animal and plant safe, internationally recognised and certified as such, using British and European Standards (BS, ES), National Regulatory Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) and SABS. Agricultural products are registered with the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD).

The products are registered and manufactured locally and are being used with success in the agricultural, food, and general health and hygiene sectors. AfriNat acquired the intellectual property (IP) from a UK-based company called Phyto, and is currently in a joint venture with them providing access to their other products for select markets.

Orleans Cosmetics (Pty) Ltd (Orleans) imports and distributes four cosmetic brands from Europe on an exclusive basis in South Africa and neighbouring territories, through retailers and beauty salons. Approximately 18 months ago it introduced fragrances. Orleans Cosmetics is the exclusive Southern Africa distributor of the following imported cosmetic brands, each one with a long international history:

  • Gatineau – founded in France in 1932;
  • NUXE – founded in France in 1989;
  • RVB Skinlab/Diego Dalla Palma professional – founded in Italy in 1963;
  • Sothys – founded in France in 1946; and
  • Berdoues – founded in France in 1902.