Avo Ambassadors announced during launch of 2020 avo season

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Nomvuselelo Mncube and Derek Donkin, CEO of Subtrop.

The winners of the third Avo Ambassador competition, which was introduced by the South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA) in 2017, are Nomvuselelo Mncube, cooking assistant at Food & Home Entertaining, and Karen Hart, food writer for Kuier and LitNet. They each won R30 000.

Their awards were presented at La Rosa Mexican Grille in Johannesburg and El Burro in Cape Town, respectively, during the launch events of the local 2020 avocado season.

Derek Donkin, CEO of Subtrop, and Karen Hart.

The Avo Ambassador competition aims to recognise South African food writers who have gone the extra mile to promote avocados and the versatility of the fruit. – Press release, SAAGA