Local cooking oil penetrates market

Gwizi showing the Arona products. PIC: KABO MPAETONA
Gwizi showing the Arona products. PIC: KABO MPAETONA

Producers of local cold pressed virgin sunflower oil, Arona Sunflower Oil, which ventured into the industry last year, have managed to secure distribution deals with major local retailers.

Arona Natural Food’s cooking oil can now be found on the shelves of international retail giant Woolworths and Choppies’ outlets at Westgate and Northgate.

The company’s managing director, Fannie Gwizi said that they are pursuing other potential buyers outside Botswana, as they are keen to penetrate the export market. 

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