Sinopse Holdings Limited (Food Lover’s Market)

Mozambique Food and agriculture

Food Lover’s Market is a specialist retailer of high quality food which began operations in 1993 in South Africa. It currently has a portfolio of 200 stores, including 3 stores in Zimbabwe.

We are invested in Sinopse Holdings Limited (Food Lover's Market) through Takura II, which is managed by Takura Capital Partners. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts


Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

Africa, East Africa

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.

Food and agriculture
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

Intermediated investment
Takura II
Fund Manager:
Takura Capital Partners

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.