Sourcing Africa’s finest pet food proteins, sharing them with the world.

We pride ourselves on our unique blend of novel and free range proteins.

Our products include mouthwatering, high-protein chews, bites and snacks.

Our passion for pets and our African heritage
are at the heart of our promise.

Our Story

Maneli Pets is a specialist manufacturer of premium quality foods and treats for the global pet market.

From our world-class production facility in Johannesburg, South Africa, we source the finest proteins and most wholesome ingredients from across the African continent, and process and package them locally to share with the rest of the world. Pets in the USA, UK, Europe, Japan and South Africa are already enjoying healthier, happier lives with every mouthful of Maneli.

Tim Modise interviews Siphamandla Ndawonde, MD of Maneli Pets Play

Tim Modise interviews Siphamandla Ndawonde, MD of Maneli Pets

Our Promise

  • Our products are human grade

    Our products are human grade

    South Africa has a long-established reputation as an exporter of high quality meat for human consumption. Maneli Pets is committed to providing the same superior grade meat products to the global pet food market. Our products are 100% natural, gluten-free and contain no artificial preservatives.

  • Our proteins are pure

    Our proteins are pure

    Our uniquely African mix of novel “wild” protein sources include ostrich, venison, crocodile, and fish. These are complemented by sustainably farmed, free range beef, pork, chicken and lamb products. Because our suppliers practice sustainable farming, our proteins are healthy and human grade.

  • Our ingredients are ethically and sustainably sourced

    Our ingredients are ethically and sustainably sourced

    Our producers are established farming families who share our values. Suppliers undergo a rigorous selection process and must comply with the highest food safety and quality standards. Our strict forward and backward traceability system means that finished product ingredients can be tracked back to source.

  • Our production facilities are certified world-class

    Our production facilities are certified world-class

    Our 3,300m2 production facility in Johannesburg, South Africa, is the only SQF-approved pet food and treat facility in Africa and will be FSSC 22000-approved by March 2018. This facility boasts in-house freeze-drying facilities, extensive drying and cooking capacity and world-class forming machinery.

Our Products

Our range of premium pet food and treat products currently includes mouthwatering high-protein chews, bites and snacks.

  • Ostrich
  • Ostrich
  • Venison
  • Venison
  • Crocodile
  • Crocodile
  • Fish
  • Fish
  • Beef
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Lamb
  • Chicken
  • Chicken
  • Pork
  • Pork

Our People

Passionate about your pets. Creating jobs. Supporting local communities.

The Maneli Pets Team

Partnering with Maneli Pets

Our mission is to build Maneli Pets into the largest premium pet treat manufacturing company on the African continent and the preferred source of premium pet foods and treats for healthier, happier pets.

Aligned to this mission, our medium-term core focus areas are:

  • Developing and expanding our base of quality novel protein suppliers
  • Expanding our geographic presence
  • Driving product innovation using cutting-edge technologies

We’re always on the lookout for new producers, private labels, wholesalers and distributors to work with across our growing portfolio of pet products. If you’re interested in partnering with us, please get in touch.

Phone

+27 11 609 1328

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