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SA plants smallest maize area since worst drought

SA plants smallest maize area since worst drought

30/01/2019 - 11:57
South African maize farmers, who historically produce the continent’s biggest harvest, have probably planted the smallest area with the grain since the worst drought on record three years ago. read more
Philafrica aims to become big food exporter

Philafrica aims to become big food exporter

11/10/2017 - 16:16
Philafrica Food, a recently launched subsidiary of agricultural investment holding company Afgri Group, says it plans to transform food processing in sub-Saharan Africa through investments of between $50m and $100m over the next 18 to 24 months. read more
Global food prices fall in July

Global food prices fall in July

07/08/2015 - 09:23
Global food prices fell to a six-year low in July, but maize prices rose, which is negative for a maize-importing country like SA. read more
SA Grains: Maize prices end session firmer

SA Grains: Maize prices end session firmer

08/08/2012 - 09:26
Johannesburg - Maize prices ended firmer on Tuesday‚ rebounding from a two-day losing run‚ which traders had attributed to some profit taking.  read more
Food price pressures

Food price pressures

13/02/2012 - 07:51
Johannesburg/Lusaka - A tight grain supply outlook after several bumper harvests is set to fan food price pressures in southern Africa, fuelling salary demands and threatening to knock the region's fragile economies out of kilter. read more
South Africa Exporting Corn Risks Depleting Domestic Supplies: Commodities

South Africa Exporting Corn Risks Depleting Domestic Supplies: Commodities

23/01/2012 - 08:50
A government-backed plan to export a record corn surplus may leave South African silos drained of the country’s staple food by the end of April.  read more
Morocco grain strong despite planting delay

Morocco grain strong despite planting delay

09/01/2012 - 08:01
The 2011/12 grain planting season in Morocco had a late start, with the first significant rainfalls arriving the week of October 24.  read more
Transnet looks to bolster grain facility

Transnet looks to bolster grain facility

14/12/2011 - 09:59
Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) said on Tuesday it was in talks with the agricultural sector and Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to raise an additional R250 million needed to bolster a grain facility in East London.  read more
UN: Food prices stabilising at high levels

UN: Food prices stabilising at high levels

09/12/2011 - 08:19
Milan - Global food prices have been stabilising at high levels and there is still risk that prices can rise, a senior economist at the United Nations food agency said on Thursday after the UN’s food prices index showed a new monthly decline in November. read more
Canada aims to improve grain export supply chain

Canada aims to improve grain export supply chain

04/11/2011 - 07:44
Canada's national railway, CN and Ray-Mont Logistics have sealed an agreement designed to improve supply chain efficiency for buyers of specialty grains.  read more