Shumba Maheu

Our Brand History

Shumba Maheu is a fermented, maize based traditional non alcoholic beverage. The brand has 3 major categories which are malt, milk and ordinary maheu.

  • Overview
  • Country of origin
    The formulation for Maheu originated from Zambia at Heinrich’s Beverages.
    Production in Zimbabwe started in 2011

    Milk Content by Volume

    Ordinary Shumba Maheu flavours: Traditional, Banana, Passion Fruit, Orange, Buttercream and
    Strawberry.Malt Shumba Maheu flavours: Sorghum malt and Traditional Extra Malt.Milk Shumba Maheu flavours: Vanilla milk, Strawberry milk and Chocolate milk. 4,5% ABV

    Maheu has 14.7% carbohydrate content

    Ordinary Shumba Maheu has a sweet, sour, cooked maize meal taste with different added flavours. The milky variants have a milky flavour
    while the malt Maheu has the natural flavour of sorghum maltear golden liquid.

    Fermentation Process
    The products are made from cooked maize meal base which is converted by enzymes and fermented using lactic acid bacteria

    Serving Temperature
    Shumba Maheu is best chilled but can also be served at ambient temperatures

  • Packaging
  • Shumba Maheu is hot filled into white 500ml HDPE bottles which are then foil capped. The bottle is labelled using a PET shrink sleeve. The product is then packed into 12 units that are stretch wrapped

    Gallery Section

    Delta Brand Shumba Maheu

    Date 27.05.2020

    Category Alternative Beverages