November 07, 2012

07/11/12: Horizon Milling expands wheat flour capacity; Horizon Milling expands; Ukraine and wheat

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  • This article on wheat quality measures by Farmers Weekly is metaphorical food for thought.   Is bushel or specific weight a reliable indicator of wheat's nutritional quality, and are grain sampling and testing procedures accurate enough to determine fall backs? Find out the answers here...
  • Horizon Milling has announced it will begin producing whole wheat flour at its facility in Kenosha, USA later this autumn. When the project is complete, Horizon Milling will have doubled its current overall whole wheat flour capacity. "This increase in whole wheat capacity reflects consumers' growing desire to incorporate more whole grains into their diets," said Dan Dye, president, Horizon Milling. "We are expanding our ability to help our customers formulate great-tasting, wholesome and nutritious products that today's consumers are seeking for themselves and their families." Read more...

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/11/06/4965044/horizon-milling-to-increase-whole.html#storylink=cpy
  • The USA has commended Ukraine for showing restraint over its wheat export ban, after the country reversed its decision to restrict wheat exports after the summer droughts. "We are particularly glad to see that the government of Ukraine has clarified that it has not put an export ban in place," said the US Mission to the United Nations agencies for food and agriculture in Rome. Read more...



English: Wheat (Triticum aestivum) near Auvers...
English: Wheat (Triticum aestivum) near Auvers-sur-Oise, France, June 2007 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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