DJ Sbu’s launches MoFaya soft drinks with 12 flavours [photo]
DJ Sbu is trending once again for doing good with his growing business. The producer/entrepreneur recently expanded his business to MoFaya soft drinks, bringing what he calls the ‘African Coca-Cola’ to a market that doesn’t have black competitors.
MoFaya soft drinks: What flavours are available?
On Tuesday, the serial businessman launched the soft drinks range at a press conference, which includes 12 flavours, all accompanied by colloquial references that originate from ekasi.
The flavours are:
- Cola – Sash Mnyamane;
- Crème Soda – Nomalizo;
- Ginger Beer -iGemmer;
- Granadilla – Slay Queen;
- Grape – Tjovitjo;
- Iron Brew – Intsimbi;
- Lemon – Boss Zonke;
- Lemonade – Botsotso;
- Litchi – Akekhugogo;
- Orange – Mzekezeke;
- Coco Pine – Yellow Bone; and
- Raspberry – Isichomanis
Quoted in an EWN report, MoFaya co-founder Siphiwe Shongwe explained that these quirky names are an effort to “celebrate our kasiginality.”
“The fun and evocative names reflect the heart of MoFaya, which is all about celebrating the untold African and South African culture that continues to shape how we celebrate ourselves,” he said.
Where are MoFaya soft drinks sold?
Currently, the soft drinks range is available for purchase at participating retailers nationwide.
Unfortunately, details on the exact retail store were not furnished by the MoFaya owners.
Social media drums up support for DJ Sbu
The news of DJ Sbu’s brand expansion was received well on social media. His colleagues were the most vocal about his accomplishments.
Author Sylvester Chauke recalled a time when DJ Sbu manifested MoFaya soft drinks standing outside of Coca-Cola’s plant.
“My brother, [DJ Sbu], I want to celebrate you today and wish you a brilliant ride ahead for Mofaya soft drinks. I remember you once stood outside the Coca-[Cola] building, pointed at it and said, ‘one day is one day.’ Today is that day! Your push excites me. Well done to you and your team,” he wrote.
These are some of the other reactions DJ Sbu received: