A worker checks produce at the Masakona Matsila Vegetable Farm in Limpopo. During the peak season, up to 1?377 trucks a week transport citrus worth R592?million from Limpopo and Mpumalanga via the N3 highway to the Durban harbour. Photo: Mpumelelo Buthelezi
Food distributors began sending food from Gauteng along back roads with armed escorts to the troubled province on Wednesday, but the process only got under way properly on Friday afternoon after the N3 highway reopened for the first time in seven days, said Gwarega Mangozhe, the CEO of the Consumer Goods Council.
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