Inspirational speech : Zim Mushroom farmer wins Pick n Pay Small Supplier of the Year Award
Mushroom farmer Peter Nyathi, the founder of Tropical Mushrooms, is the 2019 Pick n Pay Small Supplier of the Year.Pick n Pay chose Nyathi – a Zimbabwean national – based on his exceptional growth and the many jobs he created.
Nyathi’s farm produces more than 800 000 kilograms of mushrooms per year.Tropical Mushrooms started supplying Pick n Pay in 2006 when the retailer bought mushrooms worth R2.5 million from it.
In 2018, the retailer procured a whopping R11 million worth of mushrooms from Nyathi’s company.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for quotes from it).