The Best of Africa's Food Store Mission and Vision is to provide quality products and services to our customers while showing support to the American and African Immigrant population.
Meet Owners Memoire Budimbu Mabiza & Lisette Mbaki
The Best of Africa’s Food Store (BAFS), co-owned by Congolese Immigrants Memoire Budimbu Mabiza and Lisette Mbaki, is the first of its kind in Champaign County and offers a wide variety of African products, including grocery items, hygiene products, kitchen supplies, and traditional African clothing. BAFS also offers catering services, event decoration, and coming soon an event rental space and restaurant.
The Best of Africa's Food Store - 2020 Illinois Family-Owned Small Business of the Year
Each year, the SBA honors small businesses and small business advocates across the country who are creating 21st-century jobs, driving innovation, and increasing America’s global competitiveness as part of their National Small Business Week celebration.
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