Inspiring a real food revolution

About us

Real Foods (Pty) Ltd. is a multi-brand food group with unmatched dedication to natural food, innovation, social responsibility and integrity. Real Foods is at the forefront of the global trend towards health & wellness, and aims to be the leader in natural food. We are passionate about building strong, natural food brands that are leaders in their categories.

Real Foods was founded by Dean Kowarski in 2013, and has partnered with Calculus Capital and Kleoss Capital.

In 2018, Real Foods welcomed Antony Ball, former co-founder, CEO and major shareholder of Brait, as a board member.

The company lists KAUAI, NÜ Health Café, Schoon, Highveld Honey & Brother Bee in its portfolio.

Our brands

KAUAI is South Africa’s biggest healthy, fast casual restaurant group, with over 150 stores across South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Scotland, the Netherlands and Thailand. KAUAI aims to make healthy eating tasty, easy and accessible.

Nü Health Food Café serves up the freshest global trends using the finest local and sustainably sourced produce. Nü is passionate about health and wellness and about making, eating and serving wholesome nutritious food.

Brother Bees help their customers discover the most affordable, high-quality honey available in South Africa.

Schoon works with trusted farmers and millers to find only the best South African wheat for their breads, which are baked by hand using traditional methods.

Free Bird is a new premium, free-range crispy chicken burger concept. Free Bird offers delicious crispy chicken burgers and hand-cut fries, made with premium, responsibly sourced ingredients like free range chicken and hand-shaped brioche buns.

Uber Nutrition is a private label snack bar development and manufacturing company. Uber Nutrition produces bars for several leading SA brands, and are known for their highly innovative and healthy approach to ‘on the go’ food bar development.

QBee Honey specialise in farming and bottling 100% pure South African honey. They currently supply local honey to several South African retailers.

Highveld Honey is the largest honey supplier in South Africa, and provides honey for top SA retailers like Pick ‘n Pay and Spar, as well as to the restaurant industry.
Real Foods Group 021 552 0222
Ground Floor, West Tower, Canal Walk, Century City, 7441