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Feeding the World. Roller milling: A gradual takeover

From Quern to Computer; a history of flour milling by Martin and Sue Watts covers a wide range of topics and this summarises Chapter 10.The principle of roller milling is the gradual reduction of grain by breaking it open and reducing the particle size between successive pairs of rolls.  At every stage of the process some flour is…

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