Brand new generating sets since last December and six new storage silos since June, for a cumulative investment of 12 million euros. Millers Côte d’Ivoire, long in a situation of quasi-monopoly, the Grands Moulins d’Abidjan (GMA) have been talking about them in recent months. Acquired from the Mimran group in 2017 by the American giant Seaboard Corporation (9.2 billion dollars in turnover in 2021), the GMAs remain leading players in the Ivorian market of the plain flour.
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But, since the turn of the 2010s, they are no longer alone, having been joined by two other millers: Moulins de Côte d’Ivoire (LMCI), from the Ivorian group Avos, led by Jean-Marie Ackah, and Moulins Modernes of Côte d’Ivoire (MMCI), of the Ivorian-Lebanese conglomerate Carré d’Or, led by the Ezzedine family. Whether the premier