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Our Story
How it all began

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It was January 2012. Hanne and Rob were visiting Zimbabwe for the first time together, travelling around the country, spending some days in Gweru, a small town in the center of the country. We were walking around the local market in the midday heat picking fresh food for dinner when Rob all of a sudden stopped in front of one of the vendors and said, “You have to try this fruit!” And bought two baobab fruits.

About Us
Who we are

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We’re three good friends – Hanne, Rob and Erik – who decided to take our passion for nutritionally rich and delicious foods and sustainable products one step further. Pona was established upon an idea to provide something healthy: for body, mind, environment and local communities. Pona, a word in Shona, one of the main languages of Zimbabwe, means to get better, to heal. This is what we believe good quality nutrition can do.

Baobab
What is it?

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Baobab is one of the best known trees of Africa. Baobab fruit is super-packed of healthy stuff:

  • More antioxidants than goji berries
  • more calcium than milk
  • more iron than red meat
  • more potassium than a banana
  • and more magnesium than spinach.

This is why the locals call it the tree of life.