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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of World Grain - June 2015

World Grain - June 2015
Table of Contents
From the Editor-in-chief - Flour output data points to eating trends
Calendar of Events
News review - Ceremony marks opening of Whitewater Mill
ADM plans extensive improvements at Argentina port
Dangote Flour Mills hurts Tiger’s earnings
GrainCorp Oils increasing oilseed crushing capacity
Noble Agri appoints former ADM executive as CEO Jansen
Hovis names new CEO
Southern Africa nations facing food shortage
EBRD provides loan to Turkish edible oil producer
Gruma full steam ahead on European expansion
Oilseeds, grains push Wilmar earnings up 49%
GrainCorp earnings drop on smaller crop
ADM makes management appointments in key areas
ADM earnings surge on oilseed crush margins
Bunge returns to profit on soybean crushing
GrainCorp plans upgrades at 13 sites
Grain Market Review - Rice
Country Focus - Argentina
Technical Profile - Crustless pan bread favored in Argentina
Feature - Bridging a Gap
Feature - Chinese Reforms Creating Market Uncertainties
Feature - Investing in Food Security
Feature - Grain Storage and Handling Projects
Feature - IAOM Conference 2015
Feature - China, currency impacting markets
Feature - A new plan for Egypt
Feature - Team approach to marketing for Canadian grains
Canadian wheat customers share their experiences
Feature - IAOM MEA District Conference & Expo
Feature - Traders Utilizing Exchanges More than Ever
Supplier News
Product Showcase
World Grain Archive
Advertiser Index

World Grain - June 2015