April 17, 2024

Shoprite and Checkers support small suppliers this Black Friday

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Shoprite and Checkers are helping small suppliers grow their volumes this Black Friday as customers flock to its stores looking for value on everyday essentials and groceries between 23 November and 26 November 2023.

Small toy manufacturer Hope Sonic is based in Blackheath, Cape Town, with approximately 130 employees (majority women), most of whom live within walking distance of the factory. Available from Shoprite and Checkers supermarkets nationwide and manufactured from recycled materials, the following toys are discounted by 50% for Black Friday:

• Zeus Building Blocks (100 pieces) – R99.99 (save 50%)

• Zeus Ride-on Bike – R199.99 (save 50%)

Launched earlier this year, Shoprite’s Homegrown private label product range is sourced locally from primarily small, medium and micro enterprises including Wonder Snacks, Khayelitsha Cookies, and Exotic Taste. This Black Friday, buy any two Homegrown products and save 10%.

Browns Foods was started in Mabel and Wale Akinlabi’s home kitchen in Johannesburg 2019. This husband-and-wife team’s frozen corn dogs come in three different flavours: Awesome Original, Jalapeño Cheese, and Creamy Cheese. For Black Friday, each 350g box of Browns Foods corn dogs will retail for R44.99 each (save R18) in all Checkers Gauteng supermarkets.

Other Black Friday deals from small suppliers include:

• Sherley’s Ginger Biscuits 500g – buy 2 for R80 (save R20) – available from Checkers Free State & Northern Cape

• Regano Pasta Sauce 300g – buy 2 for R20 (save R10) – available from Shoprite Western Cape

HQ Foods Mango Atchar 375ml – buy 2 for R20 (save R50) – available from Shoprite Western Cape

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