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Heygates introduces KWS Extase buy-back contracts

Buy-back contracts are being offered on new Group 2 milling wheat KWS Extase by Heygates.

Wheat imports up 87% year-on-year this summer

Wheat imports almost doubled in July and August compared to the same period last year.

'For bakers, a shattered wheat grain can be the difference between a good bake and a terrible one'

Matthew Chick, general manager at Carr’s Flour Mills’ Maldon Mil, on the impact the hot weather has had on the wheat crop, and how millers work to mitigate such impact.

Warm weather set to take toll on EU wheat yields

EU crop yields have been revised downwards following unusually warm and dry weather in much of Europe.

What we learned at the FOB conference 2018

Experts from Waitrose, Public Health England and the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) were among the speakers at the Federation of Bakers’ (FOB) annual conference last week.

Fears raised over stem rust risk to UK wheat crop

UK wheat may be at renewed risk from stem rust – a disease associated with crop failure and famine – according to a new study.

Bakery margins squeezed tighter as wheat costs rise

Rising wheat prices are heaping further pressure on UK bread margins.

Prices rise following drop in wheat meeting bread spec

Latest test results show a sharp decline in the proportion of wheat samples meeting full bread specification.

Winter harvest: most of Group 1 wheat meets milling spec

With two-thirds of the harvest complete, reports suggest most Group 1 winter wheat is meeting specification.

Warburtons helps children learn importance of wheat

Warburtons is helping children learn about wheat and sustainable farming by visiting working farms.

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