Russian millers reported a deficit of bakery wheat
representatives of the milling industry of the Russian Federation is concerned about the poor quality of new crop wheat. The deficit of food wheat of the 3rd class, which is needed for the manufacture of baking flour is now estimated at 12.6 million.
President of the Russian Union of milling and groats enterprises Gurevich in his speech at the 12th Moscow Congress of the millers reported that "despite the tremendous crop of wheat in the current season, the quality leaves much to be desired. Typically, a large grain harvest is accompanied by low quality. From year to year there has been a deterioration of wheat, and this year the millers have faced this problem. To replace the shortage of quality wheat will have to use the grain of the lower classes".
the Share of wheat of the 3rd class in the total harvest of Russian wheat gradually falls from 48.2 per cent in 2012 to 38.5% in 2013 and 34.2% in 2014 and 33.2 per cent in 2015. According to preliminary estimates as of 1 September 2016, the share of such wheat is only 18%.
the Wheat of 3 class is valuable – average strength, has good baking properties. Made out of her flour bread of high quality. This meal does not require the addition of flour from strong wheat, however, effectively improve the flour from weak wheat will not.
Recall that the forecast of wheat harvest in Russia increased from 64 million tons in 2015 to 73 million tons in 2016.