Mom’s crack at egg farming builds family’s ‘legacy’


Mom’s crack at egg farming builds family’s ‘legacy’

Her idea was to ease the burden of feeding six kids, but Wadea Jappie was unwittingly starting a significant business

Stender Von Oehsen

In 2002, Wadea Jappie and her husband Achmat Brinkhuis bought 1.6 hectares of land in Philippi so their eldest sons could play safely outside.

“We decided to buy a property where there was more space for the boys,” said Jappie. “It was merely just for giving the boys more space.”

But the couple soon realised that after exercise, boys like to eat. And eat a lot...

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