The proposed investment consists of an IFC investment package of €30 million ($36 million equivalent) loan to Mbiza Trading to support its expansion of blueberry farms and related infrastructure in the Republic of South Africa.
Mbiza is a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Exports, an Australian horticulture trading company founded in 2002 by Mr. Roger Horak.
Mbiza is a Mauritian trading and holding company that focuses on the production and marketing of blueberries under its proprietary “OZblu” brand. Established in 2010, Mbiza has quickly expanded to currently manage its own farm (either wholly or partially owned) in South Africa and Zambia while sourcing from out growers.
United Exports South Africa
+27 (21) 879 2301
2nd Floor, James Barry Munnik House, 121 Main Road, Paarl, South Africa 7646
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