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When it all goes horribly wrong

After the longest journey, and yards away from destination…some things you can’t do much about 😦 A quote from the email we received informing us of this mishap which occurred yesterday. ” Hi Wadih The driver said he had to … Continue reading

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A Focus on Outcomes

How do you define your experience with suppliers? Our relationship is contextual. We see a world where food is more than just a commodity or a personal indulgence; we see food as a vehicle of exchange, of ideas, and of … Continue reading

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Developing Country Supplier Risks

So tell us a bit about supplier risks. Our primary role is to source authentic quality products for buyers in developed markets. The products are relatively hard to get a hold of because they are made by producers in developing … Continue reading

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Risky Business !

Picking up from our last discussion regarding your business model, can you give us examples of the successes and failures you’ve had with your products and suppliers ? Sure, but before we get into these, I’d like to cover some … Continue reading

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Wesgro Beneficiaries in London

In December of 2011 we were asked by Wesgro, the official Investment & Trade Promotion Agency for the Western Cape, if we could present an overview of the U.K market to a group of their beneficiaries who were on a … Continue reading

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What do you do exactly?

Some people find the concept of a social enterprise quirky so to help clarify what it is that we do, here is how a typical conversation around our business model might go. What line of business are you in? We … Continue reading

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Orange Blossoms

I was surprised on my recent trip to Lebanon to experience the site of the early blossoming Sour Orange trees. This has come about due to the unusually warm weather which the country has experienced in ealy March. Despite the … Continue reading

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