Cape Town has been identified
as the home of a new development of therapeutic food production facility.
The facility is a joint
venture between South Africa and a Norwegian based company and will distribute
a ready to use product called eeZeePaste for malnourished children between the
ages of six and 24 months.
This will transform the
treatment of severe malnutrition.
Wesgro Head of Investment
Promotion, Salman Kajie said the new facility has already created 21 high
quality jobs and this number is expected to increase in the near future.
Kajie explained that the new
facility has reinforced Cape Town’s position as a world-class food-processing
Kajie highlighted that the
agribusiness value chain is particularly well-established in the Western Cape,
and this makes it particularly appealing to investors in the agri-processing
and bio technology sectors.
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