Roff unveiled two new game-changing products at Nampo 2022

ROFF UNVEILS A PATENTED DEGERMINATOR AND HIGHER CAPACITY PRE-CLEANER AT NAMPO 2022

Koot Jordaan
Bothaville, Free State – Roff Milling took the opportunity presented by the return of Grain SA NAMPO Harvest Day 2022 to unveil two newcomers to th...
Roff unveiled two new game-changing products at Nampo 2022

ROFF UNVEILS A PATENTED DEGERMINATOR AND HIGHER CAPACITY PRE-CLEANER AT NAMPO 2022

Koot Jordaan
Bothaville, Free State – Roff Milling took the opportunity presented by the return of Grain SA NAMPO Harvest Day 2022 to unveil two newcomers to th...
Quality checks during maize milling to ensure safety and quality

ENSURING FOOD SAFETY BY IMPLEMENTING A HACCP PLAN

Food safetyCharl Marais
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) programs are intended to ensure that product safety requirements in the food industry are met, so that hazards like listeriosis outbreaks never occur. 
SP-1: THE IDEAL MILL FOR STARTING A MAIZE MILLING BUSINESS

SP-1: THE IDEAL MILL FOR STARTING A MAIZE MILLING BUSINESS

EntrepreneurKoot Jordaan
Start your very own profitable business producing maize meal with Roff’s SP-1 Milling Machine and compromise on reliability or quality.
MAIZE MILLER, PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE ENSURES PROFITS

MAIZE MILLER, PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE ENSURES PROFITS

Preventative maintenanceCharl Marais
Preventive maintenance refers to all maintenance done in order to prevent milling equipment failure, or to spot a failure early. Preventive maintenance practices include the inspection, lubrication and cleaning of your equipment and production areas. 
THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE MAIZE MILLING INDUSTRY ARISING FROM THE RUSSIA/UKRAINE CONFLICT

THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE MAIZE MILLING INDUSTRY ARISING FROM THE RUSSIA/UKRAINE CONFLICT

African business opportunityJan Jordaan

In order to fill the void left by the Russia/Ukraine conflict, it will be crucial for maize producers and millers to get their ducks in a row, e.g. by optimising their mills’ extraction rates, doing regular maintenance to keep rollers sharpened, and upgrading degerminators. 


Let’s take a look at what to expect – in Africa and beyond – and how Roff can help African maize millers and entrepreneurs benefit from opportunities created by the conflict.

Maize field in late afternoon light, make money from maize in Africa

MAKING MONEY FROM MAIZE IN AFRICA

African business opportunityJan Jordaan

This blog takes a look at why producing maize meal in Africa is a sound business opportunity, the challenges faced by African producers, and some of the corrective measures that could be taken to increase the growth of maize in Africa.

Hands with white maize kernels

6 WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR MAIZE MILL’S CAPACITY AND PROFITABILITY

Commercial maize millingKoot Jordaan
If you want to grow and succeed in maize milling, you need to mill close to the maximum capacity that your mill will allow, but you need to ensure that it’s sustainable and profit. Learn more about six tried and tested ideas to increase your maize mill’s capacity and profitability.
Community milling vs Commercial milling

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COMMERCIAL AND COMMUNITY MAIZE MILLING

African business opportunityKoot Jordaan
Know the difference between commercial and community milling so you can decide which suites your situation best.
EFFECTIVE GRAIN STORAGE TO MANAGE MAIZE SUPPLY

EFFECTIVE GRAIN STORAGE TO MANAGE MAIZE SUPPLY

Food securityKoot Jordaan
Storing grain effectively is pivotal in ensuring consistent maize supply and therefore avoiding major price fluctuations. This blog provides an overview on grain storage.
ELEMENTARY MAIZE MEAL QUALITY CHECKS #3: GRANULATION TEST

ELEMENTARY MAIZE MEAL QUALITY CHECKS #3: GRANULATION TEST

High quality maize mealCharl Marais
In the third of the Roff success guide series about elementary product quality checks, Roff explains the granulation test.
HOW TO USE FOOD SAMPLING AS A MAIZE MILLING ENTREPRENEUR

HOW TO USE FOOD SAMPLING AS A MAIZE MILLING ENTREPRENEUR

maize mealJan Jordaan
When it comes to food products, sampling is a great way to promote your maize meal. Find out how to use sampling as a powerful part of your marketing mix.
MILLING 101 - ROFF CRUSHERS

MILLING 101 - ROFF CRUSHERS

Animal feedKoot Jordaan
Roff Milling manufactures and supplies both hammer and roller mills to various industries such as animal feed production, breweries and even tea producers.
THE HISTORY OF MAIZE

THE HISTORY OF MAIZE

Animal feedJan Jordaan
Learn more about the grain that feeds so many nations, as well as how Southern African maize producers can optimise their profitability with help from Roff
THE MILTEC SUCCESS STORY

THE MILTEC SUCCESS STORY

Maize MillingJan Jordaan
Investing in the Roff R-70 milling machine turned out to be a lucrative decision for the owner of Miltec.
CALCULATE YOUR SUCCESS WITH ROFF'S FREE PROFIT CALCULATOR

CALCULATE YOUR SUCCESS WITH ROFF'S FREE PROFIT CALCULATOR

Charl Marais
Calculate Your Success and Minimize Your Risk with Roff's Free Profit Calculator For Maize Milling Entrepreneurs
6 TIPS FOR WRITING AN EFFECTIVE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

6 TIPS FOR WRITING AN EFFECTIVE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Business PlanCharl Marais
The executive summary is often the most read, and therefore the most important, part of a business plan
5 REASONS NEW BUSINESSES FAIL AND HOW TO AVOID THESE PITFALLS

5 REASONS NEW BUSINESSES FAIL AND HOW TO AVOID THESE PITFALLS

business adviceJan Jordaan
We look at five of the problems small and medium scale startups could face, and how to work around them
A SWOT ANALYSIS CAN HELP YOUR MAIZE MILLING BUSINESS

A SWOT ANALYSIS CAN HELP YOUR MAIZE MILLING BUSINESS

EntrepreneurJan Jordaan
Use a SWOT analysis as a tool in developing your business strategy, whether you’re building a maize milling startup, or growing an existing business.
5 FOOD PACKAGING DESIGN TIPS TO MOVE YOUR PRODUCT

5 FOOD PACKAGING DESIGN TIPS TO MOVE YOUR PRODUCT

brandingJan Jordaan
Package design has a real impact on our shopping choices. Roff brings you five top tips for effective food packaging design to help you move your maize.
THE IMPORTANCE OF MAIZE CONDITIONING: PART 2

THE IMPORTANCE OF MAIZE CONDITIONING: PART 2

extraction ratesCharl Marais
In this blog we look at equipment used during the conditioning process and how to calculate how much water to add during the first conditioning.
THE IMPORTANCE OF MAIZE CONDITIONING: PART 1

THE IMPORTANCE OF MAIZE CONDITIONING: PART 1

extraction ratesCharl Marais
Maize conditioning plays an important role to ensure that finished product is high quality, and to achieve the maximum profitability in the milling process
THE HISTORY OF DEGERMINATION IN MAIZE MILLING: PART 1

THE HISTORY OF DEGERMINATION IN MAIZE MILLING: PART 1

degerminating maizeCharl Marais
We take a look at the evolution of the degerminator in the maize milling industry and how it has developed to meet South African needs.
HOW MAIZE KERNEL HARDNESS AFFECTS EXTRACTION RATES: PART 1

HOW MAIZE KERNEL HARDNESS AFFECTS EXTRACTION RATES: PART 1

Extraction rateKoot Jordaan
Maize kernel hardness plays an important role in both the extraction rate obtained in the mill, and the quality of the finished products.
MILLING 101: ROFF HAMMER MILLS

MILLING 101: ROFF HAMMER MILLS

Animal feedKoot Jordaan
Roff manufactures turn-key compact maize roller mills and milling equipment, hammer mills for stock feed and dust collection and aspiration systems.
EXTRACTION RATE - A KEY CONSIDERATION WHEN INVESTING IN A MAIZE MILL

EXTRACTION RATE - A KEY CONSIDERATION WHEN INVESTING IN A MAIZE MILL

Extraction rateJan Jordaan
In researching maize mills, the importance of extraction rate as a key consideration cannot be overemphasised. It’s directly linked to future profitability

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Here we explore topics and tips related to maize production, maize milling, entrepreneurship, the marketing of maize meal and many more. Let’s unlock the world of maize milling for you – happy reading!

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