702 Small Business Awards

Mbali Nkabinde is passionate about growing high-value veggies

Green Terrace is one of 20 finalists in 2017 Sage Small Business Awards with 702.

Green Terrace is an agricultural business specialising in growing high-value vegetable crops, which are supplied to leading retailers and processing companies.

Green Terrace CEO Mbali Nkabinde says the business farms spinach, kale, green peppers, baby marrow and green beans.

Nkabinde says there is a high demand for baby vegetables in the food processing retail industry.

Baby vegetables are in demand and that's why they are categorised as high-value vegetables.

Mbali Nkabinde, Green Terrace Chief Executive Officer

We've been able to get good success on selling to our clients.

Mbali Nkabinde, Green Terrace Chief Executive Officer

She has been in the farming business for a year and says there are great opportunities for new female entrants.

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