Busy Capetonians (that’s not a contradiction) who don’t have the ability or desire to make their own meals are finding help from JarBar, a company that delivers healthy, free-range salads and soups in a jar. "The inspiration came from my own daily frustration of not having access or being able to find healthy, delicious and convenient food," says co-founder Ella Bertie-Roberts. "I used to work in an office environment and also noticed the negative impact on my colleagues’ performance after eating high carb, processed and/or food high in sugar." JarBar began from her kitchen in Woodstock in July 2015. She started out slowly by saving up some money, limiting orders and doing everything herself: managing the website, dealing with orders, promoting it on social media, preparing the food and making the deliveries. "Now I pretty much run and manage everything," she says. "This includes managing staff, delivery logistics, recipe development, costing, stock management, managing the website,...

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