6 brands. 1 OK Grand Challenge. Facts about them you didn’t know…

With just under a month to go to the curtain to close on the annual OK Grand Challenge promotion, this has been the biggest promotion yet in southern African to date. With a total of 44 cars and 10 residential stands being given away to lucky shoppers, partners to OK Zimbabwe have been forthcoming in bringing relief to Zimbabwean customers, with not just fantastic prizes, but also low prices.

Here are some interesting facts about 6 brands that are in on the OK Grand Challenge promotion.

1. Huggies

OK Grand Challenge, Huggies, OK Grand Challenge partners

  • Huggies diapers were established in 1978
  • Huggies is available in several countries around the globe such as Australia, Singapore, New Zealand and Italy

2. First Choice


  • First Choice Milk was established in 1995 by a South African family and has grown to become one of the largest milk producers in South Africa
  • Apart from milk production, the company also produces other dairy products such as cheese, cream custard and jelly

3. Innscor


  • Innscor operates in seven different companies in Africa including Zimbabwe.
  • Some of the most popular brands under Innscor include Chicken Inn, Pizza Inn, Creamy Inn, Baker’s Inn, Vasili’s and Galito’s.
  • Having been in business for over 25 years, Innscor is one of the most prominent quick service restaurant brands on the African continent

4. Bokomo


  • Bokomo is the largest breakfast cereal company in South Africa.
  • The company was established in 1920 by a group seven farmers in the Western Cape in South Africa.
  • The Epping factory is the only South African factory to win the NOSA International Top 100 Safety Award twice

5. Irvines


  • Irvines was established in 1957 by William Irvine at his residence in Waterfalls, Harare as a backyard project.
  • The company exports chicken to about 16 countries on the African continent.
  • Irvine’s Zimbabwe produce and sell an average of 600 000 chicks per week.

6. Lake Harvest


  • Lake Harvest is said to be the largest (sustainable) Tilapia fish farm in Africa
  • The enterprise exports an estimated 50% of its total production to other countries in the region and 13% to Europe
  • Lake Havest covers more than 1000HA of Kariba’s east shore
  • The fish project now popularly known as Lake Harvest was established in 1997

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  1. luckmore 19 May 2016

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