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 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 (www.warrior.co.za) 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.

MAGALIES COCKTAILS – Vol. 1: The Sassy Sundownere

Long day at the office? Hours and hours in the traffic? Stress from the boss? This cocktail recipe will grab you and catapult you right out of the daily rat-race, and send you straight to a calm and serene island, where it’s just you, the clear blue ocean, and the breath-taking sunset...!

A for Apple

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away”... but why? What makes an apple so special? Apples have properties that no other fruit have. You will be able to get the benefits of these properties individually with other fruits, but an apple combines everything and makes it simpler.

Citrus harvests and production of citrus fruit is a complex system that is influenced by many factors. These factors can be divided into two main categories: Climatic factors and production practices.