Mayor Turner will be special guest as Wazobia opens largest African grocery store in Greater Houston

By International Guardian Staff Writer

Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner will be special guest as Wazobia opens its second location on Southwest side on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at the Wazobia African Market on 10828 Beechnut.   The “Ribbon Cutting Ceremony” and the Grand Opening of this gigantic grocery facility will start at exactly 10:00 AM and last for about an hour. Mayor Turner will also lead other guests in a tour of this facility which would comprise compartments of non-perishable and perishable foods, bakeries, butchers, delis, fresh produce, and more.

Wazobia has captured the attention of the African community in the most-rarest form, floating a variety of produce and food catering services to woo customers across tribes and cultures. In recent years, Wazobia has postured itself as the “finest African grocery store in town” displaying the very hard-to-find authentic African products. The unveiling of the second location will make this facility the largest African grocery store in Houston and the state of Texas, it was gathered.

This will mark a historic moment for the African community in the City of Houston. According to the store owner, Mr. Tunde Fasina,  “the opening of this location will continue to push the African community’s presence in the City of Houston, support economic empowerment within the African community, and afford thousands of African food lovers to  experience a taste of home.”

Special guest, Mayor Turner will also lead other guests in a tour of this facility which would comprise compartments of non-perishable and perishable foods, bakeries, butchers, delis, fresh produce, and more.

This food store comes at the right time – a period when the demand for African food in the Greater Houston is on the increase, reflecting the city’s diverse capacity.   Houston globally known for its melting pot of cultures, races, religions and ethnicities, holds an unprecedented population of African residents. Mr. Fasina said the new location will unveil unparalleled shelves of food inventory, fresh products, and incredibly lower prices. Mr. Fasina further stated, “I want community members to mark their calendars and come out for this special occasion to experience ‘a taste of home’. They will receive a special tour of the store and food tasting that will spice up their taste buds and have them singing ‘WA-ZO-BIA, WA-ZO-BIA, WA-ZO-BIA.” “We do not just sell grocery, we also full-scale catering services, Mr. Fasina said”

Store owner, Mr. Tunde Fasina….  “the opening of this location will continue to push the African community’s presence in the City of Houston, support economic empowerment within the African community, and afford thousands of African food lovers to  experience a taste of home.”

Wazobia African Market is the fastest leading African Grocery store in the City of Houston. It was established June 18, 2013 to support economic development, community building and provide authentic products from all African cultures. Both locations offer Authentic African products and affordable quality food that cannot be found anywhere else.

The “Ribbon Cutting Ceremony” and the Grand Opening event is free to the public.

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