Where Can I Buy Vegemite In South Africa

What is a Vegemite?

Vegemite is a thick, dark brown Australian food spread made from leftover brewers’ yeast extract with various vegetable and spice additives.

It was developed by Cyril Callister in Melbourne, Victoria, in 1922, and it was first sold in stores on 25 October 1923.

Where Can I Buy Vegemite In South Africa?

Shoprite Esselen

Address: 300 Robert Sobukwe St, Sunnyside, Pretoria, 0002, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 8 pm

Phone: +27 12 481 9340

Woolworths Food Florida Glen

Address: 12, Terrazzo Centre, Corner Gordon Road & Lange Avenue, Roodepoort, 1709, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 7 pm

Phone: +27 11 831 0740

Shoprite Van Der Walt Street

Address: 300 Church St, Pretoria Central, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 7 pm

Phone: +27 12 401 9920

Checkers Blubird Melrose

Address: Corner Of Fort Street Atholl-oaklands Rd, Park Rd, And, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 8 pm

Phone: +27 11 321 7430

Is Marmite the same as Vegemite?

Vegemite tastes similar to Marmite, but not quite the same. While both are strong, tangy, and salty yeast spreads, most agree that Vegemite has a more intense flavor that is both saltier and more bitter.

Vegemite has a thicker consistency than Marmite, which may account for its extra-concentrated flavor.

Do they eat Vegemite in South Africa?

[vc_button title=”7″ size=”size_large2″ color=”default”] South Africans eat Marmite and Aussies eat Vegemite.

How does Vegemite taste like?

Vegemite has a complex flavor that is profoundly savory and hyper-rich in umami; it almost has a meaty flavor like demi-glace or rich stock.

This yeasty byproduct of brewing is an extremely condensed flavor. Think of it like a bouillon paste — extremely salty and savory.

What are the benefits of eating Vegemite?

You’ll also get a good dose of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, and selenium. These vitamins are known to help keep the skin and eyes healthy, improve cell health, boost the digestive system and keep your nerves in check.

Can you eat Vegemite straight?

Don’t eat it plain.

Although it may be common practice when trying a condiment to taste just a bit on your finger or on a spoon, doing so with Vegemite will likely result in you never wanting to eat it again. Vegemite is meant to be used as a condiment or a seasoning, not as a stand-alone food.