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Mealie-meal hits K70 price reduction

MEALIE meal

TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka
FOLLOWING this year’s maize bumper harvest, the price of mealie-meal on the market has reduced by K70 for a 25-kilogramme bag.
A 25kg bag of breakfast meal is now fetching K110 while the same quantity of roller is going for K80.
In the first quarter, the price of a 25kg bag of mealie-meal skyrocketed to between K180 and K200 for breakfast.
This prompted Government to sign a tripartite agreement, through the Food Reserve Agency (FRA), with the Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) and Grain Traders Association of Zambia, where 38 milling companies were engaged to help stabilise the prices.
A check by Daily Mail at various markets and chain stores found a 25kg selling between K110 and K119 for breakfast, while roller is at CLICK TO READ MORE



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