LOCAL VILLAGE FOODS

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

Local Village Foods sources uniquely African raw materials from rural communities in Africa and creates food product offerings for health-focused, socially-conscious consumers. They are a brand that strives to exalt the rich cultures and cuisines that makes this continent we call home, special. Local Village Foods brings African ethnic ingredients back to the modern dining room by educating consumers on different indigenous ingredients. Their product offering ranges from snack bars, canned foods, whole foods, beverages and pasta.

Sipamandla Manqele

FOUNDER & CEO

Sipamandla Manqele is the CEO and Founder of Local Village Foods, Bissap Beverages and African Harvest Table. She completed a Bachelors of Social Sciences degree in 2014, majoring in Community Development and Business Management. Sipamandla is inspired by the African continent, its diverse cultures, and its quest for social and economic unity. Her heart is to play a role in implementing free and fair trade across Africa.

TRIGA VENTURES IS A NON-PROFIT AND PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANISATION (PBO) IN SOUTH AFRICA AND ALSO HAS A 501(C)(3) AFFILIATION IN THE USA.

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