Matty's Classic began 20 years ago in Ballito.
The bakery was started by Matty Havenga and her husband, Herman, shortly after arriving in Ballito in 1999. The business began with the baking of various home-baked goods, eventually focusing on rusks which proved to be their best seller.
According to The Glycemic Index Foundation of South Africa (GIFSA)
Recently tested and endorsed by GIFSA (Glycaemic Index Foundation of SA) as a LOW GI rusk (GI value of 53 and GL value of 5 per 20g rusk serving) Our Low GI rusks are egg free and high in fibre with a controlled amount of sugar, combined with varied fibres, to keep mouthfeel and texture optimally acceptable. Baked with quality ingredients and preservative free, ideal for not only Diabetics, but people with Insulin Resistance, raised cholesterol, overweight, Hypertension (high blood pressure), PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) and ADD/ ADHD. "A HEALTHY BEACON for the SA Food Industry and SA consumer" - Julie Peacock (Mrs)
Registered Dietitian and Type 1 Diabetic for past 44 years