The maize milling value chain is an intricate web that highlights the importance of different stages and players in the maize industry. From the cultivation of maize with vital inputs such as seeds, fertilizers, and water, to the milling and packaging of the final products, each step plays a significant role in the quality and profitability of maize products. A important point to take into consideration is the transportation and storage of maize; minimizing distances and ensuring proper storage conditions are crucial to cost-effectiveness and quality maintenance. Moreover, the milling process not only yields primary products like maize meal and flour but also generates valuable by-products which can be further utilized. Understanding and optimizing this value chain is indispensable for millers to identify their potential role and contribute effectively to an industry that is crucial to food security in many African communities.