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CUTS urges millers to buy maize from ZAMACE

Transporters prepare to ferry maize at the Isoka Main depot 3-ISOKA- Piles of maize at Finkul depot in Isoka.

TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka
THE Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) has called on millers to consider buying maize from the Zambia Commodity Exchange (ZAMACE), which is a more transparent platform.
Recently, millers have expressed concerns that in spite of the bumper harvest, Zambia is currently experiencing an artificial maize shortage created by the grain traders and have requested the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) to begin to offload maize to them to protect consumers.
CUTS Lusaka Centre coordinator Chenai Mukumba said trading on ZAMACE will not only guarantee that consumers benefit from millers buying maize that has been bought at the lowest market determined price, but it will also allow…http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/

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