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'I lost half of my business in the Pringle Bay fire'

8 January 2019 2:33 PM
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Beehive
Overstrand
Pringle Bay fire
Betty's Bay
Suna Mostert
Fynbos Enterprise

Businesswoman and beekeeper Sunra Mostert says her honey enterprise was badly affected by the deadly fire that started last week.

Cape businesswoman Sunra Mostert says half of her business has gone up in flames due to the fires in the Overstrand region.

Mostert is a beekeeper and the owner of Fynbos Enterprises in Pringle Bay.

Read: WC govt responds to accusations of not doing enough to fight Betty's Bay fires

Fynbos Enterprises manufactures pure, locally-scented, unadulterated honey and liqueurs, beeswax candles and body products.

The deadly fire that started on New Year's Eve destroyed all her beehives in Pringle Bay area, accounting for half her enclosures.

Also read: Betty's Bay fire stretches over 5 000 hectares

I lost all my Pringle Bay hives but so far the Betty's Bay hives are still safe.

Sunra Mostert, founder of Fynbos Enterprises

It means I've lost half of the business.

Sunra Mostert, founder of Fynbos Enterprises

Everything just happened so fast. Before you can even think, it is there and it is gone.

Sunra Mostert, founder of Fynbos Enterprises

Listen to her share how her business has been affected:


8 January 2019 2:33 PM
Tags:
Beehive
Overstrand
Pringle Bay fire
Betty's Bay
Suna Mostert
Fynbos Enterprise

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