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chronicle.co.zw 01 Aug, 2022 02:00 am

Mapfura/marula — the new gold for Mwenezi folks…Processing plant gets overwhelming supply

Mapfura/marula — the new gold for Mwenezi folks…Processing plant gets overwhelming supply
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Plant manager Engineer Noel Marimo said it was gratifying that their operations were more than what they expected and they were now looking at setting up a bigger plant that would meet the supply of mapfura.Eng  Marimo said they bought 1 100 tonnes of mapfura/marula from only four wards.Eng Marimo said the villagers had heeded President Mnangagwa’s call to use natural resources to improve their livelihoos.Eng Marimo said at peak the plant employs 150 workers but when its off season, 50 employees remain.

“We have 35 000 packaged units of marula wine that is ready for the market and we are targeting the local market,” said Eng Marimo.Eng Marimo added that they were working with ZimTrade in sourcing markets for their products that include but were not limited to marula jam, maheu and cereal porridge.

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