The Ministry of Supply has announced inception of delivery season of wheat from local growers this season. The ministry released a statement says that government is keen on receiving the whole local product evaluated at competitive prices. Government seeks to provide wheat to produce the subsided beard. The Higher Committee of Wheat chaired by D r Ali Al Moselhey، Minister of Supply and Internal Commerce، has tasked both the Holding Company FOR Food Industries and mills under it، the Agricultural Bank and the Egyptian Company for Granaries to start receiving wheat at EGP 600 for an Erdeb (about 85 kg). The price of this season is more than 180 pound one of 2017. The Higher Committee expects to receive 4 million tons this year.