Cappeny Estates strawberry farming success has left naysayers with a foot in their mouths, as the business proves to grow from strength to strength.
702/Cape Talk's Redi Tlhabi speaks to founder of Xolile Gumede, on their journey to building a successful business along with his wife, Yoliswa.
Listen to the interview below:
It was a business decision but first and foremost a property development opportunity— Xolani Gumede, founder of Cappeny Estates
There is always fear of failure but as they say 'courage is not the absence of it, it's going in spite of the possibility of failure.'— Xolani Gumede, founder of Cappeny Estates
The research pointed that the best option to pursue was strawberries... We had to find a high value crop.— Xolani Gumede, founder of Cappeny Estates
Access to information is critical. You always need to verify your sources. Our first port of call was Trade and Investment KZN which is set up for precisely these types of endevours.— Xolani Gumede, founder of Cappeny Estates
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