Wheat

Flour industry players to meet in Antalya

Hundreds of domestic and international players in the flour industry will gather next week in Turkey's Mediterranean resort city of Antalya.

The Turkish Flour Industrialists' Federation (TFIF) will hold its 16th International Congress and Exhibition under the theme, Wheat and Flour: Production, Trade and Sustainability from March 12-15.

Romania's wheat yields increase from 3mill t in 2007 to 10mill t; 2019 cereals yields possibly at 30mill t

When Romania joined the European Union in 2007, its wheat yields were standing at 3 million tonnes, and now it is at 10 million tonnes, for the third year in a row, Agriculture Minister Petre Daea told a public broadcaster on Monday. "In 2007, Romania joined the European Union with 3 million tonnes of wheat.

The Droughts Affect 55 million People a Year, According to a WWF Report

A new report by the conservation organization WWF warns that the climate crisis poses an increasing real risk of global droughts. According to the study, these processes put pressure on wetlands and the urban environment and negatively impact the lives of 55 million people each year, putting energy supplies and food production at risk.

NSI: Potatoes' Price Went up by Nearly 50% for a Year

The agricultural producer price index increased by 5.3%  for the second quarter of 2019 compared to the same quarter of 2018, the NSI reported. The price index of crop production increased by 5.8% and of livestock production - by 4.6%. Compared to the previous year, prices of agricultural products increased by 4.1%, in crop production by 4.9% and in animal husbandry - by 3.0%.

Bulgaria Becoming no Longer Competitive Outside the EU on the Grain Market

According to UkrAgroConsult's estimates, Bulgaria's harvest of major grains dropped by 5% this season. Consequently, a downturn is observed in grain supplies from the country.

The most substantial decline is in Bulgarian barley exports. In July-November 2018/19, they were down 42% year-on-year.

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