Senwes Scenario June / July 2019 - Page 14

NEWS Senwes Enjoys Nampo 2019 As in the beginning, 53 years ago, and every year since then, Senwes was again proud to be part of Grain SA’s Nampo Harvest Day at Nampo Park near Bothaville from 14-17 May 2019.  By Marlon Abrahams Senwes Scenario Editor-in-Chief W hat made this year even more special, is that Senwes celebrated its 110th birthday on 15 May at this premier agri-event, the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere! The occasion was marked by CEO Francois Strydom and the Senwes team being presented with a birthday cake and bubbly by Central South Africa’s “Sound of Your Life” OFM radio station. Francois paid tribute to all our stake- holders, especially to you, our valued clients, for your support and faith in the company over the years. In recognition of this momentous event, Senwes also took out a 24 page insert on Senwes’ history in the Landbouweekblad magazine, which also celebrated its 100 years existence. Congrats to LBW on its centenary! Back to Nampo, Senwes was again represented by its Grainlink stall and the Grainlink team were on hand, dispen­ sing advice and garnering leads about all aspects of grain production, storage and marketing. Remember, for the best integrated solutions to get the most out of your grain yields, all you have to do is call us at Senwes Grainlink. A grain marketer is standing by to assist you with any enquiry you may have. Also make a note that the Grainlink team are live on OFM each mor­ning at about 05:45 during the agri-hour “Before Dawn”, where they share the latest trends, news and Safex movements in the grain industry. The Senwes Grainlink stall also gave away a R1 000 Hinterland voucher to one lucky winner each day of Nampo, and cele­ brated Senwes’ 110th birthday by giving away 110 cupcakes to 110 visitors to the stall on our birthday. Senwes’ retail partner, Hinterland was also present at Nampo, with its agri-goodies, weapons and ammo, proving very popular once again! THE NATION CONTINUES THE CONVERSATION Six years ago, Senwes initiated a discussion platform, launched at the Nampo Harvest Day to encourage constructive dialogue 14 Nick Efstathiou, OFM CEO, Francois Strydom, Senwes Group CEO and Danie Minnaar, Senwes Group Chairman. 12 SENWES SCENARIO | WINTER 2019