- Rwanda will host the African Potato
Association conference from 26th to 29th August 2019 at Marriott Hotel, under the theme 'Leveraging potato and sweet potato's contribution to sustainable and nutritious food system'.
Association Proceedings, 5: 153-156.
This week, The Economist caught up with Sufranja van Zyl, sales representative of South African produced, African Potato
products in the country.
John Wiley and Sons, London, UK Potatoes South Africa, 1979, The South African potato
Treatments include the African Goddess Facial and the African Potato
Proceedings of 6th Triennial congress of the African potato
Association, Agadir, Morocco.
"We had our products tested at the poisons laboratory at St James' in Leeds and commissioned a report on the African potato
tuber (a main constituent) from the herbal sciences department at Middlesex University.
Filled with antioxidant rooibos tea, African potato
and other herbs, these little bags of luxury provide all the relaxing and restorative properties you need without making a mess of your tub.
The African potato
(AP) received strong support from the former Minister of Health for use as an immune booster for HIV-positive patients, and is purported to be one of the best-selling NHPs in South Africa.
(Hypoxis hemerocallidea, AP) is a traditional herbal medicine widely used as an immune booster and also for the treatment of various ailments such as urinary diseases, prostrate hypertrophy and cancer.
Little did the subsistence farmers of Umbumbulu on the province's south coast realise that the amadumbe (a yam-like tuber also known as the African potato
) would develop into a food fad for the well-heeled in South Africa's towns and cities, and be the root of a potential export market.
Choose from Awapuhi containing extracts of Hawaiian ginger and aloe vera, pounds 5.25, Tea Tree for a stimulating experience, pounds 5.25 or Inkomfe with African potato
, aloe ferox and roobios in a glycerine base, pounds 5.85.