Fynbos Vrugte en Wyn Boerdery

Started by
Lategan family

Beneficiaries
Farm workers

Why was it started?
To empower farm workers

Date started
2007

How was it done?
140 ha of agricultural land was bought by Fynbos Vrugte en Wyn Boerdery, which is 60% owned by 116 farm workers and 40% by the Lategan family. The workers also own a 15% share in the Lategan’s Breedekloof wine estate, Bergsig.

Social and Economic Implications
The farm workers were empowered with a stake in the business