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FOODBUSINESS NEWS NEWS, MARKETS AND ANALYSIS FOR THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY June 7, 2011 House bill cuts food safety funding T he House Committee on Appropriations on May 31 passed a fiscal 2012 agriculture appropriations bill that would cut funding for food safety agencies from what President Barack Obama requested in his budget proposal and from funding levels authorized for the current year under the continuing resolution passed in April. The bill, passed over Democratic opposition, was referred to the full House. Representative Harold Rogers of Kentucky, chairman of the appropriations committee, said of the agriculture appropriations bill brought to the full committee by the subcommittee Continued on Page 54 Every week Milling & Baking News brings you industry news, market reports, Washington updates and consumer trends. A As a subscriber you will receive 26 issues of Milling & Baking News with coverage of grain-based foods AND 26 issues of Food Business News with c coverage of all food processing including grain-based foods. The best news, both c editions, 52 issues in all, are yours for the low price of $135. e With your paid subscription you will receive: W • Access to article archives • Sign up for digital edition of FBN on • Sign up for digital edition of M&BN on • Free daily email newsletter Contact Judy Arnone in the circulation department or visit to subscribe or renew your subscription to Milling & Baking News. 800-338-6201 INSIDE BEVERAGEBUSINESSNEWS Story on Page 10 Enhanci Enhancing water’s value A s the beverage market recovers, so does the value-added water segment. Last year proved to be a rebound period for the beverage category, which advanced by 1.3% in 2010, according to the Beverage Marketing Corp. (B.M.C.), New York. Value-added water saw a 0.2% increase in volume from 2009 to 2010. The economy has affected all beverage categories, with an adverse impact in 2008-09, said Gary Hemphill, senior vice-president of information Continued on Page 75 Wet weather muddies corn outlook Corn acres dropping; crop needs ideal weather to rebound W eather has taken an early toll on U.S. agriculture and commodity prices already this growing season. Corn, spring wheat, soybeans, sugar beets, oats and other crops are being planted late. Some late-planted and flooded acreage has been abandoned in favor of insurance payouts. But the majority of the growing season lies ahead and the need for an ideal summer and a late frost is critical, especially for corn and spring wheat. “We’re playing with fire,” said David Salmon, president of Weather Derivatives, an agricultural and energy weather service in Belton, Mo. He noted the National Weather Service issued a “neutral” forecast for the summer, calling for temperatures to be “not hot” and for rainfall to be “normal.” “I think the growing season will be moist and cool,” Mr. Salmon said. “If we have a cool summer, the crop (corn in the eastern Corn Belt) may never finish.” Cool, wet weather all spring and flooding across the Upper Midwest delayed planting and pushed prices for hard red spring wheat futures traded in Minneapolis to their highest level since 2008, with nearby July topping at $10.78 a bu on May 26 and closing at $10.56¼ on May 27. As of May 29, spring wheat planting was only 68% completed in the Continued on Page 52 42 / June 14, 2011 Milling & Baking News /

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Milling & Baking News - June 14, 2011

‘Grain chain’ gives unanimous support for MyPlate
Canadian government targets C.W.B. monopoly on wheat marketing
MacLennan named president of Cargill
Celebrations may be premature for bakery fl our buyers
Editorial - Last hope for Doha Round not becoming non-Round
Wayne Turnbull reopens New Orleans bakery
General Mills adds Fiber One 90-Calorie Brownies
Packaged snacks sales reach $64 billion
Nestle joins project of food, genes
G.F.F.: One-ounce servings key to balanced meals
Oldways director offers mixed review of MyPlate
Stimulus boost for SNAP helps avert diminished food security
Smucker full-year profi t falls 3% on restructuring, acquisition costs
Debate likely to rage on, but HFCS demand seen stabilizing in U.S.
Kellogg sets 2010 to the side, looks forward to better 2011
Analyst: Nestle ‘unlikely’ to acquire General Mills
Grain Processing investing $100 million in emission reduction projects
Winter wheat crop forecast for 2011 up 2% from May
Wheat carryover forecast for 2012 lowered to 687 million bus
High fuel prices push shipping costs up; weather slows Upper Midwest rail traffi c
Canadian government targets C.W.B. monopoly on wheat marketing
Irish Pride launches bread with omega-3 fatty acids
Acquisitions help drive revenue gains at Aryzta in quarter
F.A.O. sees no respite from grain price strength and volatility
Gonnella offering scholarship to attend AIB
Paul Ridder named president of Tasty; Charles Pizzi to remain as adviser to Flowers
Chris Delaney named c.e.o. of Goodman Fielder
Bob Klima joins Caravan as business development manager
Fruit powder provides vitamins, fiber
Non-dairy ingredient achieves pareve certification
Products focus on noodle production
Trademark signifi es sustainable palm oil
Enzyme concentrate enhances baking properties of flour
U.S.D.A. raises forecast for 2011-12 world wheat ending stocks
Ingredient Market Trends
Ingredient Week
Marketplace Business Network
Ad Index

Milling & Baking News - June 14, 2011