Indigenous lerotse enhances food market

New flavours: Tapologo is infusing lerotse into many tasty treats
New flavours: Tapologo is infusing lerotse into many tasty treats

Lere Tapologo is an entrepreneur on a mission, one of using locally sourced melons to curate a plethora of edible eats.

As a creative food specialist, she uses indigenous lerotse to make a wide range of products like the Lerotse Energy Bar, Lerotse Ice Cream and Lerotse Loaf. The products have a savoury local taste that many Batswana have been craving.

“As an agro-processor I had to look at the back yard of my own talent and garden to create products that resonate with who we are as Batswana,” she told BusinessMonitor.

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