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Russia eyes 2035 grain crop boom with $70 billion investment plan

Russia, the world’s largest wheat exporter, would produce 140 million tonnes of grain annually by 2035 in the draft strategy’s base-case scenario, while exporting 55.9 million tonnes. The strategy prioritizes increasing grain production, improving its quality, increasing domestic demand and developing infrastructure and logistics. The Agriculture Ministry said it saw Russia’s grain crop rising as high as 150.3 million tonnes …

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Bunge and BP to create a leading bioenergy company

U.S. grain trader Bunge has agreed to form a 50:50 joint venture with global energy giant BP, that will create a leading bioenergy company in Brazil. The joint venture, to be called BP Bunge Bioenergia, will operate on a stand-alone basis, with a total of 11 mills. Bunge, a leader in agriculture, food and ingredients, announced an agreement with British …

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US grain merchants ADM, Cargill agree to swap elevators

Archer Daniels Midland and Cargill both confirm they have reached an agreement to exchange ownership of some grain elevator facilities in Indiana and Illinois. The swap would increase efficiencies and fit both companies’ long-term strategies. Large U.S. grain merchants Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland have reached a deal to swap some of their grain elevators in the U.S. Midwest in …

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Turkey earns $22 billion from flour product exports in last decade

Turkey has earned $22 billion by exporting flour products over the last decade, the head of the Turkish Flour Industrialists Federation (TFIF) said. The country generated $10 billion of added value from $12 billion of wheat imports during the same period, Eren Gunhan Ulusoy told Anadolu Agency. Ulusoy said Turkey also tops the global flour export market with over 20% …

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Bühler Group delivers its 10,000th Dolomit roller mill

The Bühler Group and Wudeli Flour Group celebrated a landmark in their successful 30-year partnership with the handover of the 10,000th Dolomit roller mill. The handover ceremony took place in Wuxi, China, on 18th June. Around 65% of all wheat milled globally is processed on Bühler mills, and Bühler has been supplying Wudeli with leading-edge roller mills – including the …

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World hunger on the rise as 820m at risk, UN warns

An estimated 820 million people did not have enough to eat in 2018, up from 811 million in the previous year, which is the third year of increase in a row. This underscores the immense challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030, says a new edition of the annual The State of Food Security and …

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Brazil’s 26th International Congress of the Wheat Industry

The event will focus on debates about the future of wheat production and the direction of the milling industry in the light of political and economic trends in Brazil and abroad, changes in consumption patterns and technological innovations. The milling industry has already set date to meet again in the most important event of the sector in Brazil. The 26th …

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New claim for DeutscheBack: Together. Better Baking.

DeutscheBack GmbH & Co. KG has significantly increased its network of regional locations in recent months and further extended its staff capacities. Thanks to significant additional investment in research and development, the Ahrensburg baking experts can now accentuate even more their consulting expertise from “From Flour to Final” and their proximity to their customers. A new claim clearly expresses this …

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The unique FlourWorld Museum has been enlarged

A further theme room has been added to the unique FlourWorld Museum in Wittenburg (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania): “Gods of Grain” leads visitors into the ancient world of deities and harvest rites. From the earliest days of agriculture, they have been said to guarantee rich harvests. The exhibition traces the significance of grain from the myths of the early advanced civilizations to …

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Scientists develop climate-ready wheat that can survive drought conditions

Wheat plants engineered to have fewer microscopic pores—called stomata—on their leaves are better able to survive drought conditions associated with climate breakdown, according to a new study. Scientists at the University of Sheffield’s Institute for Sustainable Food found that engineering bread wheat to have fewer stomata helps the crop to use water more efficiently, while maintaining yields. Agriculture accounts for …

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