Committed to saving children's lives.
Our famine relief products have been shipped to 20 countries, saving thousands of lives every month.
The corporate office is based in Montague Gardens and the factory in Kommetjie in the Western Cape, providing nutritional products for use by institutions caring for malnourished individuals and people with HIV/Aids.
Lluvia Nutrition originated with a mission of alleviating world hunger. Providing nutritional products (Lipid-based Nutrient Supplement–Medium Quantity (“LNS-MQ”) for use by institutions caring for malnourished individuals and people with HIV/Aids.
Later, Lluvia Nutrition entered the therapeutic food market and became a supplier of therapeutic foodstuffs to international and local Aids organisations such as the United Nations Children’s Education Fund (“UNICEF”) and World Food Program (WFP) in programmatic countries. Lluvia Nutrition produces therapeutic foods enriched with protein, essential vitamins, minerals, energy and essential fatty acids. The products are used in the treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition and for a wide spectrum of patients and disease conditions.
Lluvia Nutrition operates from a uniquely designed production facility in Cape Town and the layout covers a combined area in excess of 10 000 m² and is well situated to take advantage of the Cape Town harbour, to get food aid products shipped and delivered in emergency situations.
Today, Lluvia Nutrition is a significant supplier of specialised foods to both the local and international marketplace.
The business distributes its products globally, through various international, multi-national, and local aid organisations and NGOs.
The World Health Organisation deems Lluvia Nutrition as a strategic partner in fighting malnutrition and is one of the 5 largest producers of therapeutic foods globally and the only major producer in Africa. Approximately 90% of the product produced is exported.
Lluvia Nutrition’s Food Safety Management System guarantees a consistent safe food supply under hygienic conditions. We comply with all relevant South African legislation and approved codes of best practice. A testimony to our commitment to the quality and traceability of all our products.
Lluvia Nutrition is regularly inspected for quality by UNICEF, WFP and MSF and other international aid organisations as the need arises.