Waving South Africa’s flag on the British high street

I didn’t expect to see a Bidvest logistics truck or Fry’s vegetarian burger patties during a morning stroll through a town in the United Kingdom (UK).

The Bidvest truck driver delivered beer, wine and food to a pub. My favourite Fry’s vegetarian burgers (made in KwaZulu-Natal) are available in a health store just a block away from the pub. The Waitrose supermarket across the street stocks bottles of 2009 Boschendal Cabernet Sauvignon.

I shouldn’t have been surprised. South Africa has some awesome products, services and minds. And the country enjoys a long history of trade with the UK. Yet it was a good reminder for me.  I am looking forward to seeing more South African products and services sold into developed markets during 2012. I will be doing my bit.

2 thoughts on “Waving South Africa’s flag on the British high street

    1. Thanks Tammy. It’s good to see your brand growing across South Africa and the globe. Your new vegan pie range tastes great!

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