BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON AVID BRANDS
Avid Brands S.A (Pty) Ltd is a privately owned company based in South Africa with offices in Hillcrest, Durban and Spartan, Johannesburg and is registered with the MCC (Medicines Control Council) as a pharmaceutical manufacturer.
Avid Brands markets and sells over 200 products (under 20 brands) in the health care (OTC) and consumer markets. Products are sold and distributed through pharmacy, retail and trade outlets throughout Southern Africa.
All products are stored and distributed from the Avid Brand’s MCC licensed warehouse in Spartan, Johannesburg.
The Board of directors consist of:
Ian Brake – CEO
Deon Verster – Sales Director
Theunis de Bruyn- Non Executive Director
KEY HEALTH CARE BRANDS ARE:
AVID BRANDS HOUSEHOLD MEDICINES AND OILS, which includes surgical spirits, wintergreen, eucalyptus oil and castor oil.
IMPILO OTC RANGE, which includes Quma and Milk of Magnesia, which have been sold in Southern Africa for over 50 years.
BIOHARMONY and MENOCLOVE, a leading range of natural supplements for the whole family.
EJAX (under licence) and PEELAA OTC medicines which have been sold in Southern Africa for over 40 years
ONGUARD (under licence), an effective, safe and natural range of insect repellents that can be used on the whole family including on infants.
KEY CONSUMER BRANDS ARE:
NU-HAIR TREATMENTS, a unique hair care treatment range. This brand has been sold in South Africa for over 40 years.
NU-LITE, a range of colour mousses, hi-light kits, bleaches and peroxides.
HR (HAIR RIGHT), ethnic hair care range, which has been sold throughout Africa for over 50 years
VIRATA FOOT CARE RANGE
ENDOCIL, a scientifically formulated skin care range. This brand has been sold internationally for over 70 years.
LIPSANO lip balm, a state of the art lip care product.
HUSH and DEPILAN, exclusive hair depilatories.
SKINSANO, a premium range of skin treatments, which includes the Multipurpose Ointment, a highly effective barrier cream.
Avid Brands does not test its products or ingredients on animals, nor support any company or organization that does test its products or ingredients on animals.