Drought, high maize prices challenge South African white pap supremacy

20 January 2016 - 17:18

South Africa's rainbow nation faces a drought-induced corn conundrum about the colour of its staple, a starchy cake-like mixture derived from maize: white, yellow or a mix of the two? White maize is made into pap, the main source of calories for many households. The yellow variety is used almost exclusively as animal feed.

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