Biltong, droe wors , Lays chips. Amarula. Chakalaka and Mrs Balls Chutney. The Rainbow Nation has lots of wonderful products taste that only South Africans can understand and have a deep love for.
But which of the things that remind us of our parents’ homes, or our favorite Tuckshop treat during break, are most closely linked to our heritage?

Eating together is a cultural tie. In South Africa, we have so many diverse foods thanks to all of our various heritages, so we are aptly spoilt for choice. Here are the food products that are iconic in South Africa.

-Nando's, a restaurant chain, is known for its peri-peri chicken it is also now found in the Uk and other countries around the world but was originally a South African brand.

-Castle Lager

-Pick n Pay



-Soweto Gold, a craft beer

-Spar, a retail store chain


-Sasol, a petrochemical and energy company

-Truworths, a fashion retailer

-Bakers Biscuits

-Rhodes Food Group, a food manufacturer that produces frozen and canned fruits, juices, and jams

-All Gold, a manufacturer of tomato sauce and other condiments

-Nola Mayonnaise, a mayonnaise brand

-Ouma Rusks, a brand of traditional South African rusks

-Lancewood, a dairy company that produces cheese and yoghurt

-Simba Chips, a brand of potato chips

-Weet-Bix, a brand of breakfast cereal

-Makro, a wholesale supermarket chain, also sells its own brand of food products.

-Richleou Brandy

-Amarula Cream