DEFENCE Minister Ambrose Lufuma says government is discussing how ZNS milling plants can produce more mealie meal to put on the market in light of increased commodity prices. The price of mealie meal has in the last few weeks escalated in the country with the commodity selling at more than K200 for a 25-kilogram bag. Lufuma, in an interview, said government is still in talks to secure necessary maize stocks for the Zambia National Service to help it produce more for distribution. “We are working to try and put the several milling plants under the Zambia National Service to produce a bit more than they are doing so far looking at the issues around increase in mealie meal prices. So…...

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