South Africa to participate in Agro Food West Africa Fair 2022

Bongiswa Matoti and Londiwe Thabethe

The Western Cape Government Department of Agriculture of South Africa is set to send a delegation of Agro Food Businesses to participate in the 2022 edition of Agro Food West Africa Fair (AFWAF) set to commence on November 29, 2022 through December 1, 2022 at the Accra International Conference Centre.

The official delegation is being led by Director Bongiswa Matoti and Londiwe Thabethe. As part of their Trade Mission, there will be a B2B session to explore trade & investment opportunities in Ghana for their business delegation in various sectors of the Ghanaian economy.

The B2B session takes place exclusively on 28th November, 2022 at the Accra International Conference Centre, covering the sectors of wines, liquors & spirits, artisanal beers, tea products, olive oil, spices and others.

Some of the notable companies seeking business partnerships during the B2B session include Ukhamba Beerworx, Best Spirit of Africa (Pty) Ltd. (Liquor & Spirits), De Pizan Beverages (Pty) Ltd., 5 Pence (Pty) Ltd., Bayede Marketing Pty Ltd. (Wine), Aslina by Ntsiki Biyela (Wine), Cape Dreams Wine, M’hudi Wines, Thokozani Winelands Investments (Pty) Ltd. (Wines), Rooiboslief Lifestyle (Pty) Ltd., LFC Fitness (Pty) Ltd. (Tea), Jacobs Jam Company (Confectionaries), Spicy Bulldog Foods (Chutneys, Chilli Sauces & Whole Grain Mustards), The Road to Exotic Taste (Spices).

Ms. Matoti, in speaking to the B&FT newspaper, is optimistic about the favourable trade relations between South Africa and Ghana, and hopes the business stakeholders in Ghana will take the opportunity to engage the South African counterparts. She encouraged interested companies and individuals to register for the B2B session exclusively through [email protected] to secure a business engagement meeting.

The Agro Food West Africa is a trade fair for agriculture and livestock production, and technologies for food, beverage and packaging, among others. It will give opportunity to leading international and regional vendors to present their latest products and services.

It is also a notable trade show recognised globally that provides participants the opportunity to exchange ideas and information for the development of food technologies and improvement in the quality of beverages, packaging and food.

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