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 since 2003, he 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 since 2009.

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 since 1998.

Lianne Vermeulen

Personal Assistant: Lianne Vermeulen

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

Maggie Bopape

Head Office Clerk: Maggie Bopape

Maggie Bopape has been with Amorentia since 2003. She runs all labour relations and manages stock and storerooms.

Patrick Ramolefo

Farm Foreman: Patrick Ramolefe

Patrick Ramolefe has been with Amorentia since 2016, he runs Avocado 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. She has been with us since 2013.

Marcel Strydom

Assistant Macadamia & Ornamental Nursery Manager: Marcel Strydom

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

Steefan Mare

Maintenance Manager and Farm Assistant: Steefan Mare

Steefan has been with Amorentia since 2013.

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Assistant Avo and Dragon Fruit Nursery Manager: Danie Naudé

Danie has been with Amorentia since 2017.

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Samuel Matchuba 

Sam is the Dragon Fruit Foreman and has been with Amorentia since 2014.

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Tshepo Mopai

Tshepo is the Ornamental Nursery Foreman and has been with Amorentia since 2006.

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Sunday Lebea

Sunday is the Avocado Nursery Foreman and has been with Amorentia since 2014.

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