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Nut factory cracks export market as well as community development

Award-winning journalist, Nikiwe Bikitsha, visited Sunshine Nut Cashews Company while exploring the business and investment opportunities in Mozambique.

The company, which was founded in 2011, has struck a balance between developing the local community and breaking into international markets for business success.

Cashew nuts remain one of Mozambique's biggest export items, sold across various markets globally.

Speaking to Prescila Canotilho while on a tour of the factory, she also discovered that the company reinvests up to 90% of its proceeds towards transformation initiatives.

Click here to access the Africa Connected portal or click below to watch Nikiwe's full interview with Prescila Canotilho...

In an earlier interview on the John Robbie Show, Nikiwe also highlighted how the manufacturing sector fairs in the economy.

The big market for the cashew nuts is aboard for countries like the US, Asia and South Africa... There's not much local demand.

Nikiwe Bikitsha, award-winning journalist

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