Loading wheat into a lorry for transport© Tim Scrivener
Domestic soft wheat supply is on a knife edge, following another fall in the area planted to soft Group 3 and 4 wheats this season.  Soft wheat is used to produce flour for the manufacturing of biscuits and cakes, as well as to make breakfast cereals. However, a 65% drop in the amount of UK soft wheat available since 2002 could spell disaster unless the industry is prepared to nurture the sector and encourage its growth, warns George Mason, senior […]
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