When Trevor Rakiki’s fledgling franchise Kota Central was in full flight, he could count on not just the clientele in Ebony Park, Midrand, and its surrounds, but also on booming demand from workers in open-plan offices in some of the area’s well-known office parks.

“We used to do bulk orders for most corporates, even as far as Bryanston,” Rakiki said on MetroFMTalk last Tuesday. “(We) once delivered for Nestlé, which was a very huge order ... we had to close our store for almost the entire day just to do the orders for them.”..

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