Improving raw material quality for millers

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2016 September

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Handling, storage & transport


    Scope & contentBy Roger Gilbert for Milling and Grain

    When China discovered that they were losing a significant amount of harvested crop through poor storage, it was decided that something at a national level had to be done about it; that’s what is happening there today.

    Unlike many developed countries, where quality deterioration of crops can see three to five percent of stored materials become unusable, the figure in China can be as high as 15 percent.

    Government recognition of the problem has resulted in support for farmers, starting from immediate post-harvesting, to ensure drying is carried out successfully.

    One milling industry player has stepped forward to provide the equipment necessary for such a change in handling methods, and that company is Satake…Read more.


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