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Boerewors competition now open

Boerewors competition now open

The Shoprite Checkers Namibia Champion Boerewors Competition is calling all boerewors enthusiasts to enter for the 2022 Competition, before 15 June.

Shoprite Checkers said entries are officially open and if you think your boerewors recipe has what it takes, visit their website at

The organisers said after its inception in 2010, the competition has become one of the most well-known culinary competitions within the country, providing all Namibian households with top quality, affordable boerewors.

The facilitator of the competition, Sanet Prinsloo said finding the best, traditional boerewors in Namibia is what makes this competition so exciting and worthwhile for her. “Year after year, I still feel honoured to form part of this amazing initiative,” she added.

The winner of the competition will have their boreweors recipe available on Shoprite and Checkers shelves nationwide, will walk away with a shopping voucher to the value of N$150,000, and the first runner-up with N$100,000 and the second runner-up N$50,000.

Prinsloo said this is major, imagine what this can do for you. “Everyone needs a little extra help during these tough times, I just love boerewors and I also love people who love boerewors because it can change your life,” she added.

The 2022 winning boerewors will be available in all Shoprite and Checkers supermarkets nationwide as of late September 2022.

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