Those food brands you know so well, that it’s surprising when nobody else knows it!

THEY’VE been around for decades and are common food brands that Africans will find in their pantry. For many in the diaspora, they are such an intense source of nostalgia that they can now be found in African food outlets and distributors across the globe, from America to Europe and Australia.

Akabanga

Local Rwandan businessman, Sina Gérard, perfected a recipe for a chilli sauce which is now locally and internationally famous. Known as “Akabanga”, the sauce hits you with a smoky and slightly bitter taste but is so hot and spicy that only a couple of drops are needed – conveniently it is already packed in eye-dropper bottles!….