Angola will start producing its own wheat flour in 2017, in Huambo province, the minister of Industry, Bernarda Martins, said in Luanda.
The minister said that the future plant would have a production capacity of about 1,200 tons, of which 900 tons of flour and the remaining 200 tons of bran.
Martins said the plant equipment would be cleared through customs in February and that construction work was “virtually complete”.
The Angolan minister also said that construction of grain storage silos was at a very advanced stage.
Martins said after wheat flour production begins the second stage would be production of bread and pasta. (macauhub/AO)