Millers in Brazil to source yellow maize

Those in the urban areas will benefit from cash transfers to cater for their mealie-meal requirements as part of efforts to prevent hunger-related deaths.
By Priviledge Gumbodete May. 16, 2024

El Niño drives Zimbabwean millers to seek Brazilian corn

The association represents the country’s privately owned grain millers who are authorised to import corn.
By Bloomberg News Apr. 16, 2024

A bleak outlook

The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) said this week that it anticipates importing one million tonnes of grain between now and March 2025 to prevent drought-induced hunger.
By Newsday Mar. 2, 2024

Declare drought a national disaster: MP

Government has said no one will starve, but critics insist that authorities cannot be trusted, having been exposed before for lying about the hunger situation and available grain stocks.
By Silas Nkala and Patricia Sibanda Feb. 29, 2024

GMAZ targets 1 million grain imports

Grain Marketing Board (GMB) officials recently said the country was left with four months grain supply highlighting the dire food situation during the El Nino-induced drought.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Feb. 28, 2024

Millers warn of rice price hikes

According to Musarara, rice from South Africa is free of VAT and costs less when imported into Zimbabwe than when processed domestically.
By Freeman Makopa Feb. 23, 2024

Food security must be a priority area

The prize of a bucket of maize has straddled beyond the reach of many in the countryside.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Feb. 2, 2024

Govt to closely monitor commodity prices: Minister

She also disclosed that the government had held meetings with major wholesalers and retailers who pledged to guarantee the availability of essential goods on the market.
By Freeman Makopa Jan. 5, 2024

Farmers, millers feel the heat of flour imports

Industry players reacted angrily to the notification, which was contained in a letter dated November 06 2023.
By Freeman Makopa Nov. 24, 2023