Women in Wine is toasting its success as its wines are well-received in the export market. Its allure, the company believes, lies in more than just its quality tipple. Buyers are supporting its drive to empower female farm workers, putting their money where their mouth is.
• ‘Most exciting’ New World wine
Traditional knowledge has been combined with goldsmithing techniques and glass recycling to create a jewellery line that is distinctively African. Along the way, disadvantaged and rural women are learning skills and earning a living.
• Revenue from beneficiation
Some R800m has been set aside for the Aquaculture Development and Enhancement Programme, to promote the growth of aquaculture, which has been identified as a key growth industry given the falling fish stocks in the wild.
• Boost for food processing sector