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Cape Town – Steers owner Famous Brands wants to get people working on South Africa’s farms again.

“I am really excited and enthused about the agricultural space (and) putting people back on the land,” Kevin Hedderwick, former Famous Brands CEO and now group strategic advisor responsible for merger and acquisitions, told Fin24 in an interview this week.

He said South Africans complain that there are no jobs, but “merrily” import goods from overseas that could be manufactured or harvested in South Africa.

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