Woolworths commits to supporting local farmers

Abotseng Lekau
Abotseng Lekau

FRANCISTOWN: Country general manager of Woolworths Botswana, Abotseng Lekau has vowed that the brand store will continue to promote and support agricultural development in Botswana.

Speaking at the unveiling of the new Woolworths Store on Thursday in Galo Mall, Lekau said that Woolworths will continue to work with local farmers who supply them across their 16 stores across the country. “Currently, we source 27 different types of produce from local farmers plus more than 20 other products from local entities.

These products range from bakery, water, horticulture to mention but a few. Over and above that, we are one of the biggest consumers of Nortex Northern Textile Mills Botswana (Pty) Ltd towels.

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