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Mealie-meal, wheat prices up in Zimbabwe

Maize (Corn) Groat & Meal
Zimbabwe
Published Apr 18, 2022

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Source: Mealie-meal, wheat prices up | Sunday News (Business) Judith Phiri, Business Reporter THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has reviewed upwards prices of mealie-meal and flour, following the increase of maize and wheat prices. The prices of mealie-meal and flour recently went up by 52 percent and 31 percent respectively. The price of a 10kg roller meal rose to $1 665 from $1 099, while flour rose to $215 000 per metric tonne from $164 523.

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Source: Mealie-meal, wheat prices up | Sunday News (Business) Judith Phiri, Business Reporter THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has reviewed upwards prices of mealie-meal and flour, following the increase of maize and wheat prices. The prices of mealie-meal and flour recently went up by 52 percent and 31 percent respectively. The price of a 10kg roller meal rose to $1 665 from $1 099, while flour rose to $215 000 per metric tonne from $164 523. In a statement last week, GMAZ said prices of grain from Grain Marketing Board (GMB) went up. Commercial white maize price increased to $75 000 per tonne from $50 000 which translates to a 50 percent increase, while wheat rose by 17.8 percent to $66 000 per metric tonne from $56 000. “These increments are substantial and millers cannot absorb them. At its urgent virtual meeting yesterday, the GMAZ Secretariat reported the following price movements; a)10kg roller meal to increase by 52 percent to ZWD1 665 from ZWD1 099. b)One ...
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