The 12th edition of the extremely popular, internationally acclaimed KAP Sani2c, the world’s largest mountain bike stage race, was held in Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), South Africa, from 10 to 14 May 2016. Magalies was represented in the Adventure group by two teams. Magalies CEO, Hans du Preez, and son Herman, completed their 3rd Sani2c, and Hannes and Wihan du Preez completed their 2nd event this year.

Magalies was one of the proud sponsors of the 2016 30th Commemorative Forever Loskop Marathon, which took place on Saturday, 16 April 2016, in the heart of Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. This well-known, “regular on the running calendar” event hosts a 50km Ultra distance as well as a 21,1km Wild Challenge, and is an official qualifier for the Comrades Marathon on 29 May 2016.

C for Coconut

We look at the health benefits of coconut oil, coconut milk and coconut water. The popularity of coconut doesn’t end with hot-right-now coconut water. A variety of coconut-derived ingredients—from coconut oil to coconut milk—is increasingly being used in home kitchens, restaurants and packaged foods. But can a food so rich in calories and laden with saturated fat be healthy? 

MAGALIES COCKTAILS – VOL. 3:  Icy Mango Daiquiri

The sun burns down on the earth as I make my way through the dry Karoo on a hot summer’s day.  The only thing that keeps me going is the thought of an ice-cold, smooth Mango Daiquiri that awaits me at the end of the day’s journey.

Would I have it as a thirst quencher or would I go full throttle with the added smoothness of rum and vodka? Decisions, Decisions…

21 April 2016

The ABSA Cape Epic is arguably the world’s toughest mountain bike stage race. Herman du Preez and Piet Laubscher proudly represented Team Magalies at the 13th edition of this prestigious event that took place from 13 to 20 March 2016 in the Western Cape, South Africa.

MAGALIES COCKTAILS – Vol. 2:  The classic Pina Colada

Imagine a long white beach and crystal clear blue water, stretched out before you, as you lay back on your hammock, slowly sipping on a rich, mouthwatering PINA COLADE.  This classic cocktail compadre will tantalize your taste buds, and paint your daydreaming more colourful than a Picasso! Simply enjoy it as a refreshing fruit drink, or spice it up with a tat of Rum..!


Magalies CEO and cycling fanatic, Mr Hans du Preez, has completed his 15th Cape Town Cycle Tour in a time of 3 hours and 39 minutes. The 39th edition of this extremely popular annual road race event was held on Sunday, 6 March 2016. It is the world’s largest individually timed cycling event, and consists of a 110 km route around the breathtaking Cape Peninsula.

B for Banana

Good, better, Banana. You'll never look at a banana the same way again after discovering the many health benefits and reasons to add them to your diet. Bananas combat depression, make you smarter, cure hangovers, relieve morning sickness, protect against kidney cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, and blindness. 

Goodwill Leburu, an employee of, and proudly sponsored by Magalies, has successfully completed the Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon of 56km in a respectable time of 4 hours and 50 minutes.

Magalies Citrus entered two teams into the Jeep Warrior Race ( that took place on the 6th of February 2016 at the Hakahana Trails near Hartebeespoort, North West Province. This fast growing adventure sport is South Africa’s largest obstacle course race that consists of 8 events during the year and lures up to 9000 participants per event. It is a perfect opportunity for corporate team building, exercising and having loads of outdoor fun.