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The owners of millers in Morocco expressed their rejection of the statements of the Secretary-General of the Moroccan Federation of Bakery and Confectionery Owners, in which he considered that “the flour used in the production of bread is not suitable even for animal feed.”
The President of the National Association of Mills, Moulay Abdel Qader Al-Alawi, said that what was stated by the Secretary-General of the Federation of Bakeries and Sweets, is a contempt for Moroccans.
He pointed out that “the association will respond to these statements in all legal ways that are guaranteed to it.”
“Such statements harm the reputation of the sector, which is investing in technology, and all Moroccan mills benefit from the accumulated experience,” Al-Alawi said.
He continued, “Morocco is one of the few countries that have 14 types of soft flour, and this means that competition is strong and there is no need for those who use quality.”
He stressed that “the National Office for the Sanitary Safety of Food Products is strictly monitoring imported and other grains as well as mills, and whoever claims that the mills provide invalid flour is complicit.”
The controversy comes against the background of the statement of the Secretary-General of the Federation of Bakery and Confectionery Owners, Muhammad al-Qairi, in which he said, “The flour used in the production of bread is not suitable even for livestock fodder, and that it is used in other countries to feed chickens and livestock,” referring to “poor milling products. ».
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