20th Oct 2022 The African online store

The vision began with a deep desire to bring indigenous African ingredients to the global banquet table. Local Village Foods was founded in 2016 by a […]
20th Oct 2022

New beverage brand Bissap inspired by flavours of West Africa

SA food startup Local Village Foods is set to launch a new beverage brand based on the traditional West African drink bissap. The goal was to […]
20th Oct 2022

#FOODNEXTAFRICA: The SA food startup championing traditional African flavours

By: Lauren Hartzenberg ( Young entrepreneur Sipamandla Manqele is using food to inspire pride in indigenous African ingredients, while economically uplifting the small-scale farmers and local […]
20th Oct 2022

Recipe: Butternut, caramelised red onion and cranberry fonio pilaf

INGREDIENTS • 1 ½ cup dry Fonio soaked in water for 10 minutes • 2 1/2 cups roasted butternut squash cubed • 1 cup diced pink […]

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