Meet the Team

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Owner: Howard Blight

Howard Blight is the son of Gary & Shenah Blight who bought the farm in 1954. Howard lives on the farm with his wife Moya. Howard has three daughters, Nikki, Claudia and Lauren.

Wynand Espach

General Manager: Wynand Espach

Wynand Espach has been with Amorentia for 14 years, is married to Sarie Espach. They live on the farm with their daughter Nikita.


Nursery Manager: Lauren Strever

Lauren Strever is Howard and Diane’s youngest daughter and is married to Nicholas Strever. They have lived on the farm for 8 years now.


Sarie Espach

Dragon Fruit & Avocado Nursery Manager: Sarie Espach

Sarie joined Amorentia in May 2015 and is heading up the newly established Dragon Fruit program as well as the Avocado Nursery.

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Head Nursery Foreman: Peter Montsha

Peter Montsha has been the trusted Nursery foreman at Amorentia Nursery for 20 years.

Helena van der Westhuizen

Financial Manager: Helena Van Der Westhuizen

Responsible for all accounting and bookkeeping, Helena joined the team early in 2016.

Maggie Bopape

Head Office Clerk: Maggie Bopape

Maggie Bopape has been with us for 15 years. She runs and all labour relations and manages stock and storerooms.


Patrick Ramolefo

Farm Foreman: Patrick Ramolefe

Patrick Ramolefe has been with Amorentia for 11 years and runs the Avo and Macadamia production.

Natasha Bezuidenhout

Receptionist & Office Manager: Natasha Bezuidenhout

Natasha Bezuidenhout is the friendly face that welcomes all visitors and keeps the office operational.


Lianne Vermeulen

Personal Assistant: Lianne Vermeulen

Lianne Vermeulen joined the team early in 2016 as Personal Assistant to Management.

Steefan Mare

Maintenance Manager and Farm Assistant: Steefan Mare

Steefan has been with Amorentia for just over 4 years.

Marcel Strydom

Assistant Nursery Manager: Marcel Strydom

The latest addition to the Amorentia team, Marcel joined us in January 2017.

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Manager: Danie Naudé

Assistant Avo and Dragon Fruit Nursery 

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Tshepo Mopai

Ornamental Nursery Foreman

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Sunday Lebea

Avocado Nursery Foreman 

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Samuel Matchuba 

Dragon Fruit Foreman

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