TuraBites is Namibia’s new fast food company. Their promise is to let you indulge in local cuisine and local urban culture and to “taste the kasie”.
Jamie Nels, the Operations Manager of Tura Bites says the company was started to celebrate local cuisine and to compete with foreign South African fast food companies. “Tura Bites mainly deals with local cuisine dishes such as matangara and mahangu pap, chicken gizzards, chicken feet, livers and much more. We started the company to be in competition with South African franchises and to offer Namibians quality food,” she said.
She encouraged Namibians to support Tura Bites because it is a truly Namibian business and they source all their products from local businesses. “We source all our products locally. We buy nothing outside of Namibia. We Get our products from local farmers . We want to give Namibians great food. We take care of food and hygiene and we have reasonable prices,” she added.
Tura Bites was launched on 30 May 2019 and the reception has been great and Nels said they have zero complaints about their food so far. “People love our food and the reception has been good so far. Of course the economy has been a bit slow but people are supporting us. We have had repeat customers come back for more food and they say they like our food. We listen to our customers and we adjust our menu to according to what they want if it fits our business model,” she said.
Nels added that for the month of July they will have competitions and awareness campaigns about Tura Bites. According to Nels, one of their most popular dishes is the T-Bone steak with Salsa.
The founder of Tura Bites is Ujama Mushimba and the founder of Ke Nako Holdings which owns Cantina Sabroso, Wing It Diner and Aaron’s Burger Joint.
You can pay Tura Bites a visit right next to Monaco Lounge in town or you can call 0852522564 for a free delivery. There are 14 people employed at Tura Bites.