Latest developments in grain markets


“There will no deceleration at the import of wheat and corn during 2018/19 harvest period in Turkey; on the contrary, the import will surpass the last year’s level. The import is not expected in barley. The wheat production fell, and the harvest expectancy especially in Russia is seriously below the last year’s production; thus, we can see higher prices in …

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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and Death of Dumuzid


Prof. Dr. Mustafa BAYRAM Gaziantep University, Head of Department of Food Technology TABADER Chairman of the Board Dear readers of Miller Magazine, The wheat constitutes %30 of all cereals in the world. But that proportion is going to decrease in the future. Does it mean that, Sumerian fertility deity Dumuzid would not revive as it has done for centuries when the …

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The Italian milling industry: an excellence in evolution

Cosimo De Sortis

“Italian boasts an ancient milling tradition of excellence. Thanks to the extensive use of automation, the new century’s Italian milling industry is a technologically advanced sector. A sector that holds the acknowledged leadership in the European Union, by processing over 11 million tonnes of soft and durum wheat each year to produce 4,1 million tonnes of soft wheat flours and …

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Why does Turkey’s wheat requirement increasing?


“In the 2016/17 season Turkey imported 3.7 million tons of wheat. This quantity is 5% higher than the preceding season. But in the 2017/18 season total volume of wheat import is predicted to reach 4.5 million tons. Stable wheat production quantity, the rapidly growing feed industry and raising flour exports from the country contribute to Turkey’s wheat requirement.” Günhan ULUSOY …

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The Essential Modern Miller

Duncan Monroe

“Our industry may be out of sight for the majority of the population, but that does not mean it should be out of mind.  We may not have the glamour of high fashion or travel, nor the recognition of modern tech brands such as Apple, Google or Facebook, but by providing the basis of good nutrition throughout much of the …

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Sustainability in the AgCommodity Business : Understanding the pull-and-push dynamics

martijn buijsse

“Within agricultural policies and societal perception of agriculture in the European Union, Paris Agreement, UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Cork 2.0 declaration are key sustainability pillars for future agricultural policies of the EU. A historical change also becomes visible in the fact that elements affecting sustainable development of agriculture increasingly become an integral part of the The Common Agricultural …

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Ground of sustainable agriculture


Hüseyin ARSLAN  President of the Global Pulse Confederation(GPC) Dear readers of Miller Magazine, The World is at the edge of food crisis due to factors such as rapid increase of the world’s population, global warming and climatic changes and cultivable area narrowing. Growth of young unemployed army, increase in food prices, pressure on the natural resources, wasting water resources away, …

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Palestinian Wheat Milling Industry


Nasr Atyani General Manager Palestinian Food Industries Union Dear readers of Miller Magazine, The manufacture of grain mill products includes wheat milling, frikah, maftoul and Semolina. The number of factories in this industry is 40 factories with more than 1,200 workers in which the average was around 30. The production capacity of this sector is 200,000 tons/month, with a value …

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Flour Milling Industry of Pakistan


Munir Ahmad Secretary General Pakistan Flour Mills Association Miller Magazine Readers, Pakistan is the largest country where wheat is the staple food of nearly entire population. Wheat Flour Mills of Pakistan have raised to the challenge of grinding up to half of 24 to 25 million tonnes of wheat harvested in the Pakistan every year. The Pakistani Flour Milling Industry …

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The importance of recurrent training in grain management


Klein E. lleleji Associate Professor & Extension Engineer Purdue University – USA Agricultural & Biological Engineering Department Dear Readers of Miller Magazine, In my article, I will share how you can be successful in the grain industry through recurrent training about storage. The value of work force development in the grain industry through recurrent training is very often taken for …

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