Roff Posho maize mill



750kg per hour or 6 tons per day

  • Price (starting from)

    ZAR 219 000.00
    US$ 12 200.00 (approx.)

  • Mill footprint in metres (l x w x h)

    3m x 2m x 2.3m

  • Product range

    Sifted or Special maize meal


Posho Maize Mill

Roff's innovative Posho Mill is expertly designed for successful service or community milling. Community millers charge a service fee to mill maize for community members into maize meal, which is why it is known as community, service or Posho milling. Join the ranks of entrepreneurs providing an invaluable service to their local communities while generating a profitable income. The Posho Mill is the easiest way to produce quality maize meal with its durable, compact design, simplified roller milling technology and hard work ethic.

Low energy, high output

Requiring only 9.5kW of power, the Posho has an extraction capability of 82 to 85%. This translates to 750kg per hour of which 612 - 637kg is maize meal per hour; the rest is bran.

Roff Posho Maize Roller Mill

The ideal compact maize mill for community milling

The Posho is compact enough to be installed almost anywhere. Thanks to its small footprint of only 2m x 1m, it can be set up in a small building such as a single garage.

  • Boost your profits

    with class-leading extraction rates

  • Expand your market share with premium quality maize products

  • Save on civil costs

    with our space-saving compact design

  • Benefit from 30+ years of industry experience. You can count on our support

What our clients say

If customers can get their maize meal cheaper anywhere else, they will go for it. Our meal is a lot more affordable than the pre-packed products.

Godfrey Pheello Kou

Maize mill owner, Kingdom of Lesotho

Godfrey Kou

Maize is the basic food that every household has in this country at any given time. Without it, people are facing terrible hunger.

Jerry Ntsekhe

Maize mill owner, Kingdom of Lesotho

Jerry Ntsekhe

Today Roff has all these different kinds of machines, from hammer mills to big milling plants that can be up-scaled. I’d recommend that anyone who considers going into milling speak to Roff. Roff helped me, and they will take care of you.

Mahala Molapo

Maize mill owner, Kingdom of Lesotho

Mahala Molapo
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Posho miller examining maize before milling
Compact yet powerful

The Posho Maize Mill boasts Roff's best-in-class extraction rates and reliability

  • Control panel with forward/reverse switches and e-Stop
  • 50-litre Hopper
  • WEG Motors - 4kW and 5.5kW @380V*
  • Rollers x4 @ 419 x 190mm
Performance data (maize):

The maize mill can mill 750kg/hr @ 82 - 85% maize meal extraction

Shipping information:

1 000kg (packging included)

2900mm x 1100mm x 2300mm (LxWxH)

*The motor warranty is covered by its local supplier.

What You Need To Supply

Essential requirements

  • A building

    To accommodate
    6m (L) x 3m (W)

    The mill can be set up in a small building, such as a single garage.

  • Water supply to conditioning

    If opting for the optional 70L batch mixer.

  • Power requirement

    10kW @ 20Amps (380V) power


  • Quick turnaround time and installation

    Depending on your location, you can take delivery of your new Posho Mill within two weeks.  It takes as little as one day to install.

  • Ease of use and quick training

    The simplicity of the system makes it easy to use and no formal training is required to operate the system. Only a few hours of training are needed.

  • Maintenance made easy

    Visits can be scheduled with qualified Roff technicians for regular maintenance.

  • Durable and hardworking

    Posho Mills primarily operate during the day when milling clients arrive to utilise the service, producing up to 6 tons per day.

  • Superior extraction = greater profit

    Roff Mills can deliver an extraction rate of up to 85%, producing more maize meal and less bran.

  • By-product for animal feed

    With an 85% extraction rate, 15% by-product is produced during the milling process. The bran by-product can also be used or sold as animal feed, increasing your profitability.

Small space needed for the Posho mill


Watch the Posho features and benefits video

The features and benefits of the Roff Posho Maize mill

Community milling success story video

Feeding rural development in Africa with the Roff Posho Mill

Roff Milling's Posho clients' success stories
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Need a higher capacity?

If you need a higher capacity mill, have a look at the commercial mills Roff manufatures: The SP-1 or R-40 Maize Mills have capacities of 650kg/hr to 1 ton/hr and 2 - 3 tons/hr, respectively. They produce exceptional quality maize meal at Roff’s best-in-class extraction rates.

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Roff SP-1 Edge 1 Ton Per hour Maize Mill
SP-1 Maize Mill - 650kg to 1 ton/hour
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R-40 Maize-Mill 2 to 3 ton per hour
R-40 Maize Mill - 2 to 3 ton/hour
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From ZAR 679,000.00
From ZAR 3,914,000.00

Frequently Asked Questions


Do you ship to other countries?

Yes, we ship to all countries in sub-Saharan Africa and other African countries.

How long will it take before I can start milling?

It depends on where you are and how many orders we have in our queue, but the Posho can normally be shipped in 2 weeks from order. Delivery details will be confirmed on order.


Do you include training?

Yes, we give introductory training during commissioning.

Do I need qualified staff to run the mill?

No, the mill was designed so that a technically-minded person could operate and maintain it.

Payment Options

Do you provide finance?

No, but we will provide you or your lender with all the information needed.

Other Questions