Make your own Boerewors

Robust and flavorful South African Boerewors is the sausage you need for your next grilling party! South America has has chorizo, France has andouille, Poland has kielbasa, and Germany has their vast selection of “wurst”. South Africa has boerewors! What is Boerewors?Boerewors (pronounces BOO-ruh-VORS) is a South African fresh sausage that is perfect for the … Read more

Zoo Cookies Story

I write of South Africa, where my heart sometimes resides, and my mind often drifts back to, across the distance of lands and oceans. An Africa that always beats with a strong heart of different people, languages and cultures, who irrefutably call this land their home.” My “Z” entry this week, saddens me a little; not only … Read more

Castle Light Beer

We started from the bottom, now we are here: our beer is proudly African: having started in South Africa in 1994, we have grown over the years to be enjoyed in 10 other African markets including:  South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Eswatini, Botswana, Uganda, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Nigeria. We are proud to be the biggest … Read more

Skilled South Africans are moving to the Netherlands

With various countries closing their borders since the inception of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Netherlands has emerged as one of the new frontrunners as a destination for emigrating South African to further their careers, say emigration experts. Data from CBS (Statistics Netherlands) shows strong growth in the number of South African immigrants in recent years, … Read more

Robertsons Spices

Bringing the flavours of the world to our consumers spice racks Robertsons is a South African brand of herbs and spices with a history that dates back to 1924. Over the years the Robertsons ship logo has established itself as a guarantee of high quality herbs and spices. Since 1924 our Robertsons Spice Experts have … Read more

South Africa Now Classified as Very High Risk Area Without Variant of Concern

From 16 January, 2022, the Netherlands government has reclassified South Africa as a Very High Risk Area without a Variant of Concern. Fully vaccinated travelers from South Africa are now eligible for exemption from the EU Entry Ban. Travelers will still need to produce a negative test result and quarantine. More information on the EU entry ban … Read more