Maize Milling Business

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If you have knowledge about maize milling, you can have the chance to earn a high amount of money because maize milling is one of the most lucrative businesses nowadays.

One reason for this is the high demand of corn both for first world and third world countries. Bear in mind that food is a constant necessity.

The great thing about starting a maize milling business is that it is just so easy. You just need to have some capital and the needed pieces of equipment as well. When you already have them, attending to the other aspects of business would just be so easy as 123. So, how can you put up your own maize milling business? You will know the answer by reading and digesting the succeeding paragraphs.
 

Have a Business Plan
 

There is no warrior that goes in battle without proper planning. Just like in business, you also need to have proper planning to secure that everything will be on the right track. The very first aspect that you should include in your business plan is the financial plan because this will serve as the building block of everything. You should list several pieces of financial information such as your capital, source of fund and operation expenses which include bill payments, rent and salary of employees. In this type of business, you no longer have to put so much consideration with regard to marketing.
 

Loan
 

If you don’t have enough money in the bank to purchase the needed pieces of equipment and to start your maize milling business, you should get a loan. Actually, this is the crux of the entire process. Now, in order for you to make sure that everything will turn out positive, you need to present a well-drafted and convincing business plan because it will serve as the basis for lenders to lend you money or not.
 

The Place of Operation
 

Say for instance, you were able to successfully borrow money. The next aspect you should consider is the place of your business’ operation. Of course, it must be in a place where potential clients will be able to easily reach you. Have you looked around the market place in your locality? Is there is a place there for rent? If yes, then that would be the ideal spot for your maize milling business. What follows next after this is purchasing the needed supplies and equipment. To make sure that you will save a high amount of money, look for the best deals.
 

Hiring Employees and Getting Business License and Permits
 

When everything is ready, you should begin hiring employees. They must be experts in operating milling machines and equipment. To make sure that your business will operate legally, you should also get business license and permits.

38 Comments

  • 1. Ramanath Nayak said on 11/14/2012 6:13:13 AM
    I want to start an edible oil milling company in Khurdha industrial estate within 6500 sqft land. Whethere it will be viable or not?
  • 2. Jonathan Nwanda said on 3/21/2013 6:30:45 AM
    i want to start up a milling company in zambian rural area, please assist me with a business proposal thanx very much in anticipation.
  • 3. Thomas Ndhlovu said on 5/26/2013 12:13:54 AM
    I want to set up a Milling plant with my partners in rural Lusaka in Zambia, this will cater for both Roller and Breakfast fine mill. Please assist with best plant set up information, and recommend which is better Horizontal or Vertical Plant.
  • 4. Mike Masilani said on 12/4/2013 6:28:02 AM
    i would like to start a milling company on the copperbelt. how much in regards to money do i need as capital en the equipment needed to start?? help
  • 5. Dinah Oneilwe said on 11/28/2014 4:23:25 AM
    I want to venture into a maize milling business in Maun, Botswana. Please assist me with a business plan and all the equipment needed.
  • 6. Segopolo Rammokolodi said on 1/5/2015 11:33:11 AM
    I want to venture into maize and flour milling business in Botswana ,Maun .please help me with business plan and all the best equipment needed for the business
  • 7. Anupam Mandal said on 3/6/2015 8:25:58 AM
    Hi I have mustard oil mill in Howrah. I want to sell this company immediately. please write interested person.
  • 8. rachur veeresh said on 3/15/2015 5:55:32 AM
    hello sir, I like to start a new & good running business of sweet oil or maize mill plant of medium. to this process pls help me sir
  • 9. Mushayavanhu said on 7/10/2015 10:42:01 AM
    I want to start a maize milling business in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe majoring in refined and roller maize meal. Please send me a business plan
  • 10. eliah said on 8/4/2015 1:26:30 PM
    hello sir help me i want to start maize milling plant south africa tzaneen ga-sekororo
  • 11. Nkwebi said on 8/19/2015 3:31:46 AM
    Hi, I would like to venture into a sorghum and maize milling business in Francistown area and sell to the retail and wholesale shops. Please assist with the business plan and equipment needed to start.
  • 12. Mikel Hendrix said on 8/30/2015 5:25:52 AM
    I want to start a milling company in lusaka,Zambia. Please advise me on what I need to start or will appreciate if you send me a business proposal.thank u
  • 13. Emmanuel Mhiribidi said on 11/10/2015 4:01:46 AM
    I want to start a maize milling plant in Zimbabwe but my greatest challenge is the site were I intend to establish the company. its approximately 157km from the main market and I don't have a vehicle to transport the product. my business proposal gives my product a better advantage cause my product will be cheaper but without a vehicle its likely not flourish. Do you think I should carry on and indulge into to business or stop. I intend to start small but with the state of the economy there is no where I can get a loan
  • 14. Mohammed said on 12/31/2015 5:55:27 AM
    I need more info on maize milling machinery and their types/ costings to lusaka/ zambia. Need to set up in a small way to begin operations.
  • 15. Sihle Joy said on 1/23/2016 12:20:49 AM
    My colleague and I would like to start a milling company but mainly focused on maize milling. We would, therefore, like more information on how to run this kind of business, the dos and the dont's. We would also like a sample business plan so we are able to plan along the right path.
  • 16. Rault said on 2/11/2016 5:23:13 AM
    I am Rault from zimbabwe.I want to start a maize milling company please assist me with requirements. thank u
  • 17. Elijah said on 2/29/2016 7:50:33 AM
    I wish to start a maize/wheat milling business in Kenya,Nairobi but getting capital is a problem despite fact that i have property to secure a loan. what is the best way forward?
  • 18. Berita Tirra said on 3/4/2016 11:12:38 AM
    Hello,i would like to start a maize milling company in Kenya - Thika .Kindly send me a sample plan so that i can know the financial implications.
  • 19. Sandra Shazemba said on 3/5/2016 6:01:54 AM
    I would like to know what really is required to put up a small scale maize milling plant. All the machinery needed and recommended places to acquire them. Thank you.
  • 20. Martin said on 4/17/2016 1:05:19 AM
    I want to start a maize milling machine but i do not know how to get the best machine here in Tanzania capital for machines 5000usd.
  • 21. Mbachi said on 4/21/2016 1:29:44 PM
    I want to venture into a maize milling business in Malawi, Blantyre Please assist me with a business plan and all the equipment needed.
  • 22. Mike said on 4/21/2016 4:33:15 PM
    I want to start start a small scale milling company in Zambia. Kindly assist by sending me a business plan and machinery needed.
  • 23. M.Chimfwembe said on 5/2/2016 12:52:58 AM
    We wish to start a maize/wheat milling business in Zambia, but getting capital is a problem despite fact that we have property to secure a loan. what is the best way forward?
  • 24. Nrhako Makopo said on 5/8/2016 4:44:57 AM
    Hi I want to start a milling company in Evaton, a township in South Africa. Can you please assist me with a business plan. The machine produces 100 tons per hour and costs R5m.
  • 25. Richard Lubowa said on 5/23/2016 5:28:45 AM
    I want to start a maize milling plant in Uganda in Africa. Could you please assist me with a business plan.
  • 26. Ismail patel said on 6/9/2016 11:18:59 AM
    I need more info on maize milling plants and would be intrested in 20 tons per 24 hour machines . Which company would you recommend me for the machinery and more info required on start up requirements . Thanks
  • 27. LEBO said on 7/13/2016 8:52:49 AM
    Hi, My Company wishes to venture into manufacturing of maize meal in the Westrand of Gauteng in South Africa. Please assist me with a Business Plan hens we looking forward in creating township job creation and skills development for tertiary students. Kind Regards
  • 28. kelebogile said on 7/13/2016 9:19:15 AM
    I want to start a milling business in Lobatse, Botswana please help me with a maize meal business plan sample and equipment needed thanks in advance.
  • 29. freedom makasi said on 7/20/2016 5:59:33 AM
    masvingo Zimbabwe. it has many peasant farmers
  • 30. Paul said on 7/31/2016 10:42:20 AM
    I would like to start a maize milling plant in Trans Nzoia Kenya . I am requesting a plan on logistics, cost of machines to be able to able to mill 150MTPD. I need storage silos to be able to hold 100T and a drier what I am I looking at in terms of investment. Thanks
  • 31. AMANI NGUVILA said on 10/7/2016 10:07:01 AM
    i'm in tanzania and i have already starting planning this kind of business and i have registered a company with two friends to engage as partnership, me and them we have done market research and discovered that this is a big business project that is more profitable the only thing is to have enough capital as well as good market. we are still loading with high speed
  • 32. mwenda said on 10/7/2016 5:42:26 PM
    I want to open a milling business in zambia. What do I need
  • 33. grace phiri said on 11/4/2016 5:44:36 AM
    i want to start a milling company. connect me to people who are in the same business for advice and consultation .help me with a business plan and the equipment needed
  • 34. Mphoentle Gopadile said on 11/23/2016 2:30:43 AM
    i want to start a milling business with my colleagues as youth cooperation. please let us know what to do and how to do it as well as the necessities.
  • 35. liberty said on 12/4/2016 7:11:27 AM
    I'm a business planner and business consultant and write business plans for Smmes .Anyone in Sadc email me
  • 36. james C. said on 1/3/2017 2:51:18 AM
    Am planning to set up a milling plant on the copperbelt, how much many do i need to borrow from the bank? this should include buying of equipment and startup capital, which machine can you recommend?
  • 37. ELNEVE KARIM said on 2/8/2017 12:04:22 PM
    I want to start maize milling in kenya kindly send me a business plan
  • 38. knowledge said on 2/26/2017 6:17:51 AM
    I need to start a maize milling business in Nelspruit(south afruca) all I seek is the business plan sample and types of equipment to use initially and in advance
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