Maungo Craft Turns Indigenous Fruits Into Delicious Jams

Oyalemi Aganga and Bonolo Monthe
Oyalemi Aganga and Bonolo Monthe

While a number of bread spreads in local retailers’ shelves are made from imported products, two Botswana business owners are looking to use local inputs as much as possible.

A jam-making local business, Maungo Craft, a brainchild of Olayemi Aganga and Bonolo Monthe, is dedicated to utilising indigenous fruits to produce of different varieties.

Maungo Craft currently operates out of the Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) Kutla Incubation Centre in Gaborone. It has a workforce of six people; three full time employees, two co-owners and a media liaison person.

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