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Mushroom business ‘picked apart’

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A once thriving multimillion-rand mushroom business on the old Barkly Road has, in just over a month, literally been reduced to a pile of rubble as a result of theft.

Pictures: Danie van der Lith
A ONCE thriving multimillion-rand mushroom business on the old Barkly Road has, in just over a month, literally been reduced to a pile of rubble as a result of theft.

The owner of the business has pointed fingers at the police for doing nothing despite several cases being opened.

The business, Gourmet Mushrooms, which has been in existence for 38 years, was purchased three years ago by a local businessman, Hennie Bergh, for R5.5 million.

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