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Humboldt are a food import company in South Africa with a wide variety of speciality food options. So whether you are looking for escargots, coconut milk and cream, or even quail eggs, Humboldt are here to help. Since 1978, we’ve been pioneering international relations to bring only highest quality produce into South Africa. We source produce from the world to bring speciality foods to your doorstep.



Various canned chicken options available. They are a quick and easy snack solution.

Citrus oil

Physically, citrus oil is a cleanser and helps with detoxification. Commonly found in skin and beauty products.

Coconut Milk and Cream

Canned coconut milk and coconut cream are made by grating the coconut flesh and soaking it in hot water.


When sealed in an airtight container, honey is one of the only foods that is know to have an eternal shelf life.

Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is a staple in food cupboards around the world. It takes about 540 peanuts to make 340 grams of peanut butter.

quail egg

Quail Eggs are healthier than chicken eggs and contain 9 times more protein.

Shrimp chips & snacks

Shrimp chips are a delicacy which originated from Indonesia. These deep fried crackers are made with starch and prawns and are normally served as an appetiser or side dish.


Escargot (snails) is a cooked land snail. Commonly mistaken to be a seafood. They are a delicacy enjoyed around the world.

Tempura Shrimp

Normally, shrimp are dipped in the batter and then quickly fried. Commonly, enjoyed as starter dipped in your preferred sauces.

Products such as escargots can be hard to come by and commonly mistaken for seafood. This delicious dish originates from France, Spain and Portugal and have been eaten since prehistoric times. The Romans ate escargots as a delicacy which were high in protein and low in fat content.

If you are looking for tempura shrimp then Humboldt can help! Normally with cold water and wheat flour, these shrimps are dipped in batter then quickly fried.

Coconut milk and cream is widely used in south east Asian cooking. Rumour has it that over 150 people die a year being hit by coconuts!? Coconut milk is a great alternative for those who can’t drink lactose.

Our high quality quail eggs are a favourite of many, with over 8 times more iron than normal eggs, these are a high source of protein.

Did you know that bees are the only insect in the world that can produce food that humans can eat? Honey is a Hebrew word meaning enchant. Honey is the only food that includes all the substances necessary to sustain life, including enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and water.