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Maize miller winning war against poor maize grain

Published on May 17, 2016

Lucky Edison, the proprietor of New Kachinga Maize millers in Ibanda District, Uganda has learnt that the rule of thumb for chefs is the same food processors need to apply if only to achieve results.

He has learnt that to produce good quality maize flour, the needs of a farmer should be satisfied first to provide good quality maize. This has glued him to the farmers for the last ten years.

In 2006, when he started milling maize in Ibanda District, he realised there was potential of establishing a maize milling business in the area. Most of the maize he was milling came from Kamwenge, Ibanda, Kyenjojo, Kibale and sometimes Mubende districts. In Mubende alone, he was producing between 50 and 100 bags a day but he did not know where the sold flour ended up. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor