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The Group currently has 3 formulation plants – two in South Africa and one in Botswana. Our associate company, VS International (VSI) India, has an EU-GMP certified plant in India. The Group is run by professionals who have over 30 years’ experience in International Marketing and manufacturing in Africa and India. Our Penicillin formulation plant in Johannesburg is approved by SAHPRA (South African Health Products Regulatory Authority) and currently the only Penicillin manufacturing plant in South Africa.

We are in the process of expanding our manufacturning range to include Amoxyclav formulations and injectables. Our Plant in Botswana was the first plant to be set up in Botswana and approved by DRU. Our associate company VSI’s plant in india for the manufacture of Oral Solid Dosage forms is WHO GMP Certified and PIC/S, EU-GMP complaint.

Portfolio Group was set up by the late research scientist Dr. Saurabh J. Desai. Dr. Desai had over 40 years of international experience in Pharmaceutical research, production and marketing in USA, India and South Africa

Portfolio Africa

Our Mission

To provide quality products manufactured in Africa for Africa and the world.

Portfolio Chemistry

Our Vision

To be one of the leading Pharmaceutical Companies in Africa, providing the highest quality and cost-effective products with unsurpassed service delivery.

Portfolio Medicine

Quality Policy

We are conscious of the fact that we are in the business of Health Care and hence we strive for continuous improvement to fulfil our obligation towards improvement of Health For All!

Established a track record as a manufacturer, supplier & exporter of Pharmaceutical products in South Africa and neighbouring coutries

Sound Financial Management and Fiscal Discipline

Continuously Expanding and adding New Products & Markets

Excellent Quality Standards

Our state of the art facilities

VS International

VSI aspires to be a globally preferred healthcare provider where we develop, manufacture, distribute and market the highest quality healthcare products in the most cost-effective manner.

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We are registered company by the South African Pharmacy
council as well as obtaining the license to manufacture
medication accreditation by SAHPRA. We are also a level
4-BEEE company. Certifications and