Maize prices have eased leading to a drop in unga prices.Local millers confirmed an increase in the availability of the commodity in the market ahead of the February imports.There was no hoarding, the maize had to be harvested and dried to attain the correct moisture content," KFA director Kipkorir Menjo said.
Farmers could not sell their produce within 72 hours as ordered by the government. That was not possible then since maize harvesting and drying take time. There was no hoarding, the maize had to be harvested and dried to attain the correct moisture content," Menjo said.
On June 28, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya announced that the government will issue a directive suspending the levies that will lower the price of flour.Then, the United Grain Millers Association (UGMA), an umbrella organization for both small and large-scale millers, said the move is insignificant and will have little impact on consumers.Phase one of participating millers under the programme are Alpha grain millers, Capwell industries Eldoret grains, Osho grain millers among others.
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