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Minister Zokwana expresses concern at increasing food prices

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries minister Senzeni Zokwana has expressed his concern at the escalating food prices , which he says are as a result of the ongoing drought and economic outlook.

Zokwana convened a meeting with several role players in the agriculture industry to discuss food security.

The minister says consumers are now paying double for some foods and says the poor will be hit the hardest by the increases