4 March 2022 Media Release: Local produced products and services to be showcased by Small Businesses at a pop-up market at the Garden Route Mall

MEDIA RELEASE: LOCAL PRODUCED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO BE SHOWCASED BY SMALL BUSINESSES AT A POP-MARKET IN GEORGE, GARDEN ROUTE MALL, 10-13 MARCH 2022

For Immediate Release
4 March 2022

Small Enterprise Development Agencies (Seda) in partnership with the Department of Economic Development, and Tourism (DEDAT), and Garden Route District Municipality will provide 30 SMMEs in the Garden Route District an opportunity to showcase their products at a Pop – Up Market in George, Garden Route Mall from 10-13 March 2022. Alex T Qunta, Seda Western Cape Provincial Manager believes that this programme will respond and address one of the key challenges that hamper the growth of small businesses in South Africa, which is access to the market.

Advocate Gert Van Niekerk, Executive Deputy Mayor of the Garden Route District is expected to do a walk-about on Thursday, 10 March 2022 from 13:00. The Deputy Mayor will be joined by Seda Provincial leadership and the Portfolio Committee for Economic Development of the District Municipality.

List of businesses who will exhibit at the mall include:

Business name Product/Service offering
Kaaihaar Hair Care Products
Insomniac Party Bus: Party Bus Events
Lakhiwe’s Creations: Formal Hats and Clothing
Consistency Group: Clothing and Clothing Printing Services
Mayan Chocolate: Chocololate Manufacturing
Litch & Titchi (Pty) Ltd: Hand & Body cream manufacturing
Favors Galore: Cosmetics & soap shop
Ilovani Manufacturing: Home Décor & Furnature manufacturing
Porcupine: Ceramic Manufacturing
Elsies Handmade Products (Pty) Ltd: Sheepskin Slippers
Karootjie (Pty) Ltd: Knitted clothing items
Western Cape Honey Bush Co-operative Ltd: Honeybush Tea
Nelton Willemse t/a Nelton Art: Art
Catchemia Crafts: Art
Barely There Gems: Jewellery
BMD Engineering: Braais
In the Gap Clothing: Apparel
Lumarco Food Distributors: Garlic Food Items
Piekant: Picnic blankets and cooler bags
Rise Coffee Co: Coffee
Rococo: Chocololate Manufacturing
Sharlebel: Mushroom Preserves
Silk Screen Stencils: Silk Screen Stencils
90s Urban Store: Clothing
Omaz Projects: Jewellery
Zukiswa Gqirana: Jam
Fusion Africa: Décor
Living Rocks: Art
Amanda Barendse t/a Keiko: Manufacturing of play dough
Aweh Arts Gifts and Crafts (Pty) LTD: Crafts and Soap
Kaukou (Pty) LTD: Honeybush Tea
Bunting Boutique: Clothing
Sasa-Zee: Clothing (Manufacturing)
Couture By Austin: Clothing
Besige Bytjies: Honey
Lethemba Art and Crafts: Arts and Crafts
Kairos Foods and Services: Catering/Baking
Ouma Barbie se Stoepkombuis: Baking/cakes

 Issued by Seda Market Unit

 For media inquiries, please contact Mr. Sibongile Somdaka, Seda Western Cape Provincial Marketing & Stakeholder Relations Specialist on 072 573 2193.

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