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Mealie meal is dry maize ground into a coarse flour, which is used to make nshima
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Sustain a healthy lifestyle by adding FVG Roller meal into your diet. This roller meal is loaded with carbohydrates, protein, fibre, vitamins & minerals.
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Provide your body with a healthy & nutritious mealie meal. FVG's Super Meal is high in energy and contains carbohydrates, protein, fat and fibre.
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Add a nutritional source of energy with the FVG Breakfast meal. A balanced mealie meal made of a white maize variety and refined to perfection
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Masuka Breakfast Mealie Meal
Mealie meal
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Masuaka breakfast meal is proudly made with non-GMO maize which is loaded with valuable vitamins and minerals needed to prepare healthy meals.

Mealie meal

Mealie meal is dry maize ground into a coarse flour, which is used to make nshima

Mealie meal or maize meal, is a relatively coarse flour made from maize or mealies in Southern Africa, from the Portuguese milho. It is also known by various other indigenous language names depending on the locality or country.

Maize meal is almost fine, and white in colour but behaves as a coarse flour. It is similar to corn meal, however corn meal is yellow in appearance (which is also referred to as polenta). The difference between maize meal and cornmeal can cause confusion as maize & corn are technically the same thing.

A type of food product made from dried corn kernels is commonly known as maize meal or cornmeal. This meal is ground into three texture varieties, which are fine, medium and coarse. Corn or maize that is finely ground is referred to as corn flour, while medium ground maize is the most commercially available.

South African mielie meal is fortified with valuable micronutrients: 1) Iron – helps prevents iron deficiency anaemia. 2) Vitamin A – helps maintain the health of eyes, mouth, gut and lungs as well as fighting infections. 3) B vitamins – help to regulate metabolism and release energy.

Cornmeal, made from drying and grinding dent corn, ranges in texture from coarse to fine. It's more coarsely ground than corn flour. But, essentially, corn meal is the same as corn flour and can be used interchangeably once you take into consideration the textural differences between the two.

Pap (pronounced Pup) or mieliepap (mielie = maize) is the traditional accompaniment to many South African meals. It's basically the same as the grits of the Southern United States: a white (or rarely, yellow) corn-meal (NOT corn-flour) porridge.

Maize meal is made up of ground up dried white maize kernels. The ground maize is then sifted to various degrees - unsifted maize meal still contains all the components of the seed like fibre, while highly sifted or refined white maize meal has a low fibre content.

Meal Brands in South Africa

  • White Star Super Maize Meal
  • Ace Super Maize Meal
  • Tafelberg Super Maize Meal
  • Nyala Super Maize Meal
  • Safari Braaipap Super Maize Meal
  • Itau Super Maize Meal
  • Ritebrand Maize Mael
  • Pride Maize Meal

Corn flour is made by finely grinding whole corn kernels, whereas corn-starch is made just from the starchy part of corn. As a result, corn flour contains protein, fibre, starch, vitamins, and minerals, whereas cornstarch is mostly carbs.

Corn flour is made by finely grinding whole corn kernels, whereas corn-starch is made just from the starchy part of corn. As a result, corn flour contains protein, fiber, starch, vitamins, and minerals, whereas corn starch is mostly carbs.

Cooked maize meal contains 0,3g of fat per 100g, which is a very, very low fat content. Basically starches like maize meal do not cause weight gain unless you eat very large quantities.

But one plain ear of corn has about 100 calories, similar to an apple. And with nearly 3 grams of fibre per serving, corn can help you feel full longer, so you're less likely to overeat and pack on the pounds.

Corn, (Zea mays), also called Indian corn or maize, cereal plant of the grass family (Poaceae) and its edible grain. The domesticated crop originated in the Americas and is one of the most widely distributed of the world's food crops.

Sadza is a staple in a lot of African countries, especially South Africa and East Africa. It is a very ”thick porridge” made from finely ground white cornmeal popularly known as mealie meal