Gidela Oil, a producer of avocado oil, is located in Hlomantethe, in the Ndwedwe Local Municipal area. It was founded by Nhlanhla Shozi, in 2020, in response to the need to provide the market with a healthier, and affordable alternative cooking oil.
The bulk of the oil that Gidela Oil extracts is used in producing virgin cooking oil. The remainder is used for different cosmetics products including tissue oil and hair oil.
Gidela Oil chose avocados and avocado oil due to its health benefits – their business ethos is “a healthy life for all”.