Maize News:

Kenya's ugali scare: How safe is your maize flour?
…Several well-known brands of maize flour have been taken off supermarket… as aflatoxin. This has led to widespread concern, as maize is the country's main staple… are just the flour and water. Maize is also used to prepare another traditional dish…


T. rex revealed in Cambridgeshire maize maze
…A 150m-tall (492ft) T. rex has appeared in a 12-acre field of maize


Daniel arap Moi: How Kenyans learnt to laugh at the president
… the trees, the maize and plants sway to the sound of nyayo nyayo," he once said…


Maize maze mystery
…Can you solve the mystery of the a-mazing Wistow maze? This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android.…


Star Wars-inspired York maize maze opens
… Wars fan art. The maze has been cut from a large field of maize to mark the 40th…


Plastic pollution: Grass 'could be used for packaging'
…Grass, straw and maize stalks could provide alternatives to plastic packaging… or grass from the UK or maize stalks in Uganda." He said the materials are compostable… with the Bangor scientists to look at whether waste maize stalks could be used to produce food…


Poor harvest causes maize shortages in Kenya
…Kenya is grappling with a maize shortage that is making it hard for consumers… to find flour in the shops. Government silos are out of stock and maize imports do…


Kenyans query maize imports amid price hikes
… that affected the country's food stocks. The shortage is such that the price of maize flour… last week imported 30,000 tonnes of maize flour, but Kenyans have been eyeing… questions as to how long the government took to import the maize, and initial…


Why Africa should 'stop eating one of its favourite foods'
… of the nation, saying people should ditch the staple, maize meal, for more nutritious foods… - a proposal akin to telling Italians to stop eating pasta. Maize meal is hugely popular… consumes 21% of the maize produced in the world. Link to maize market report Zambian…


South Africa to harvest the highest maize crop in 40 years
…South Africa is expecting to harvest its biggest maize crop in four decades…