Adding Value in the South African Maize Value Chain

October 2015

Maize is the most important grain crop in South Africa, being both the major feed grain for the animal feed industry and the staple food for the majority of the South African population. The Grain and Oilseed Supply and Demand Estimates Committee estimated that the 2014/2015 commercial maize crop will reach 14.2 million tons and consist of 7.7 million tons white maize and 6.5 million tons yellow maize (NAMC, 2015a). Read More