The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has released a list of 23 certified maize milling companies in Uganda.
The 23 companies are currently producing 27 brands of certified maize flour and maize grains in Uganda.
According to a press statement issued on Tuesday morning, UNBS said this is in line with the UNBS mandate of consumer protection, aimed at protecting Ugandans from buying substandard maize flour which could be harmful to their health.
The 23 certified maize millers include; Mandela Millers Limited, Grainpulse Limited, Nanziga Millers Association Ltd, Bembabazi Millers, Nambale Super Millers Limited, Milly Maize Millers, Madfa Discount Centre, Aponye (Uganda) Limited, Gwt (U) Limited, Link N Global Commodity (U) Ltd, Milling Is Us (U) Limited, D.Kalere General Supplies Limited, New Fort View Hotel Co. Limited, Afro-Kai Limited, Kika investments Poultry And Animal Feeds Limited, Kabogambe (Kkb) Maize Millers Limited.
The others are; B & S Group Of Companies Limited, Maganjo Grain Millers Limited, Olympic Milling Limited, Wani Lolu Investment (U) Limited, Ryanja Millers Limited, Rhino Stars Genesis Limited, Arise And Shine Maize Millers Limited.
The UNBS said they have also received applications from over 50 maize flour dealers, who are in the process of certification.