Humble beginnings yield great success

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Partners, from left, Fred Euvrard, Ansophi Louw, Maxine Thiart and Heinrich Thiart.  Photo:SUPPLIED
Partners, from left, Fred Euvrard, Ansophi Louw, Maxine Thiart and Heinrich Thiart. Photo:SUPPLIED

THE heart of First Light was initially, and still is, to reach out to and connect with people. Coffee was simply the best way to do so and the business grew from there.

First Light started in 2015 as a takeaway coffee counter in The Office for You, a print and copy shop in the town centre of Jeffreys Bay. From the success of this small start, it became clear that they would need a more dedicated space to fulfil their vision.

They tried out one or two different locations down town, all the while developing and improving their coffee roasting and barista skills, before settling into their current location on the corner of St Croix and Jeffrey streets.

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