Milling journals of the past. Rice Milling in France; La Rizerie Du Nord, Dunkirk

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    Cookson, Mildred M [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2018 September

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Rice milling


    Scope & contentTaken from The MILLER May 1891

    In May 1891, at the time an article in “The Miller” was written, the French Government had relaxed the import duties on rice entering the country in its rough state, but still maintained the duty on cleaned rice and rice flour. This amounted to eight francs per 100 kilos, imported directly from countries out of Europe, and a levy of 11 francs 60 centimes per 100 kilos on those European countries not having treaties with France. This gave an impetus to the French rice milling industry and provided an immediate opportunity for milling engineers who quickly undertook measures to satisfy the market.

    The mill of La Rizerie Du Nord had just been completed by the well-known milling engineers, Jules Sloan & Co, 3 Rue du Louvre, Paris...Read more.


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