Rice millers. How analysing equipment should be used to increase profit

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2019 February

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Rice milling
    Cereal processes > Cereal and milling science


    Scope & contentBy Yoshito Matsumoto, Manager, China Marketing, Satake Corporation

    This article explains how rice millers can effectively take advantage of laboratory analysing equipment or apparatus, such as the Milling Meter MM1D, one of the most basic and important pieces of analysing equipment, which will be described in detail later.

    As Japan experienced in the past, excessively polished and whiter rice will eventually be taken out by true quality rice with a superior taste. The market demand will eventually shift from whiter appearance to a more tasty and high-quality rice. Soon, current operation will no longer be effective, and profitability of the industry will suffer.

    Only mills equipped with proper scientific milling operation management will be able to respond effectively to the market demand. The industry may also see additional benefits, such as easier milling operations and product quality control, to allow a more consistent production... Read more.


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