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The Munching Mongoose crowned Gauteng winner of 702 Small Business Awards

Gourmet food retailer The Munching Mongoose has taken home the grand prize for the Gauteng leg of the 702 Small Business Awards.

“We’re overwhelmed to have won. We love that as a result of our service, families spend quality time together centred around great food. We’re humbled that our customers enjoy this offering enough to have nominated us for the award,” says co-founder of The Munching Mongoose Tamryn Dicks in a press release to Ventureburn.

The Munching Mongoose partners with small-scale local producers and delivers a weekly box of healthy foods to consumers. The startup and its partners also donate food to a home for abused and abandoned children each month.

“Well done to The Munching Mongoose team for winning this award. Your dedication to your customers, your focus on sustainability and your care for the community are all reasons that your business will thrive for years to come,” says the head of Sage One International, Steven Cohen.

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“Innovative companies like The Munching Mongoose are an inspiration to other South African entrepreneurs who want to follow the same challenging but rewarding path.”

The Munching Mongoose was awarded with an advertising package on 702/Cape Talk to the value of R250 000. The company will also receive a laptop, and a range of accounting goods from Sage One, who sponsored the awards.

The runners-up consisted of online gas and gas bottle delivery service, MzansiGas, and Good Night, a baby sleep consultancy. They were awarded a R125 000 package on 702/CapeTalk, as well as accounting software goodies from Sage One.

The winner of the CapeTalk Small Business Awards will be crowned on 1 September at The Avenue in Cape Town.

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Graham van der Made: Editor
Graham started out as an electronics manager at Take2 Home Entertainment and went on to spend a further ten years in the South African ecommerce industry. During this time, Graham founded and managed an online geek and hobby shop. He has always had a passion for writing and has... More

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