Maize Flour prices to reduce by Ksh 2

Mill operators have expressed plans by Agriculture Cabinet secretary Peter Munya to suspend all duties forced on imported maize in quest for lower cost of the staple will just reduce the cost of flour by Sh2 for a two-kilo parcel.

Joined Grain Millers Association (UGMA), an umbrella assemblage of little and medium-scale mill operators, says the move is inconsequential to the point that it won’t anily affect purchasers.

A file image of maize flour in a retail shop

Talking at the Namanga verge on Tuesday, Mr Munya said the public authority will periodical a mandate by end of Thursday that will suspend the duties forced on imported maize in a bid to bring down the expense of flour that is presently retailing at Sh210 for a two-kilo bundle.