DVees brings West African flavours to Europe with ‘accessible’ formats

Founded in the UK by four sisters of Nigerian origin, (“the Aghoghovbia girls​”, according to co-founder and head of operations Vese Aghoghovbia), DVees has a range of food and drink products all of which add African flavours to formats that are familiar to European consumers.

The start-up’s range includes Zobo hibiscus tea, Scotch bonnet mayonnaise and Rodo sauce, a blend of scotch bonnet peppers, herbs and spices that can be used as a dip or marinade.

Its best-selling product, however, is  Chapman, a non-alcoholic cocktail from Nigeria that is known as ‘the Sangria of West Africa’.

Made with an infusion of citrus, hibiscus and cucumber, blackcurrant and aromatic spices, DVees’ has developed its own formulation, that according to Aghoghovbia, is a closely guarded family secret.

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