Zimbabwe bakers fault lack of forex as bread shortage & prices shoot

ZIMBABWE – The National Bakers’ Association of Zimbabwe has attributed bread shortage in the market to lack of foreign currency which has hampered importation of wheat to support the industry, reports The Herald. Mr Ngoni […]

Millers and packaging manufacturers deliberate mealie prices on high packaging costs

ZIMBABWE – Millers and packaging manufacturers are seeking to reach a consensus on mealie prices following an increase in the cost of packaging by over 500%. According to the Herald, the decision by manufacturers of […]

Zimbabwe could face a bread shortage again, says grain millers

ZIMBABWE – The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe through its spokesperson Garikai Chaunza has announced that the country could in the near future face a bread shortage as it is left with only a week’s […]

Flour Mills of Nigeria launches wheat-cassava composite flour

NIGERIA – In actualisation of the federal government’s cassava transformation agenda and the cassava inclusion policy in bread flour, Flour Mills Plc has introduced a new product in the baking segment with the launch of Golden Penny Multi-purpose flour, a bread and baking flour, which is a combination of wheat flour and 10 per cent high quality cassava flour.