Wheat millers face collapse over imports

BOTSWANA - Local wheat milling companies may face collapse if the government does not restore the 15 percent wheat levy it had put in place to protect the millers, an official has said. Botswana Millers Association (BMA) chairman, Nkosi Mwaba said the milling industry is under existential threat from predatory pricing behaviour on imports of…

Olam in Africa – Growing Influence in Grain Milling in West Africa

This article appeared in the March/April issue of Food Business Africa magazine With its origins in Africa, Olam International is a well-known commodity trading company. The company’s recent aggressive foray into food, milling and feed processing points to a company that will be a major player in Africa’s industry going forward Olam International’s announcement of…