In the top four provinces in terms of economic activity, that is in Lusaka, Copperbelt, North-Western and Southern provinces which ZBT has conducted some spot checks, the price of a 25kg bag of breakfast mealie meal is fetching between K150 and K170 and in other areas the bag of mealie meal is selling between K135 and …
How much is a 50kg bag of maize in Zambia?
The FRA has announced that it will purchase a 50 kg bag of white maize at K150 in the 2021/2022 crop marketing season. FRA Board Chairperson Kelvin Hambwezya said in Lusaka that the agency will also purchase a 50 kg bag of soya beans at K500 and 40kg of paddy rice at K200.
What is the price of maize in Zambia 2020?
At the end of May 2020, the FRA announced its crop purchase prices for maize, soybean, and rice. Maize prices was ZMW110 per 50 Kg bag (ZMW 2.2/kg), similar to the previous season.
How much is a 50 kg bag of soya beans in Zambia?
The agency will be buying a 50-kilogram bag of maize at 150 Zambian Kwacha (about 6.7 U.S. dollars) while a 50-kilogram bag of soya beans will be bought at 500 Zambian Kwacha, with a 50-kilogram bag of rice at 200 Zambian Kwacha.
Is polenta the same as mealie meal?
The Italian dish polenta is mielie-meal substituted name for the maize meal in South Africa. However, a noticeable difference between the two is that polenta is made with white maize instead of the yellow maize variety.
How much is soya beans per kg in Zambia?
Zambia’s import price for soya beans in 2019 was US$0.71 per kilogram.