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TECHNICAL PROFILE Crustless pan bread favored in ARGENTINA T he product of choice among Argentinean consumers is crustless pan bread, which they buy from small, artisan bakeries and eat as sandwiches. Important quality attributes of these loaves are a strong white color, D ORQJ VKHOI OLIH DQG D ¿QH KRPRJHQHRXV WH[WXUH ,Q WKH production process, special attention must be given to adHTXDWHPL[LQJDQGFDUHIXOO\DGMXVWHGGRXJKSUHSDUDWLRQLQ order to achieve the necessary uniform crumb structure. Contrary to the widespread notion that Argentinians live mainly on rump steak and roasts, the 40 million inhabitants of that country eat far more wheat products than beef. According to the association of the Argentinian milling industry, Federación Argentina de la Industria Molinera )$,0 DQQXDOÀRXUFRQVXPSWLRQLVRYHUNJSHUKHDG of the population. Some 3 million tonnes of baked goods are produced each year. Most bakeries are of the smaller, artisan type, and there are considerable differences between businesses in the mechaniFDOHTXLSPHQWDYDLODEOHDQGWKHSUR¿FLHQF\RIWKHHPSOR\HHV For most Argentineans, the daily trip to the baker is a matter of course; they see the advantages mainly in the low price and the freshness of the goods. Industrial products have no great sigQL¿FDQFHLQWKHEUHDGVHFWRUDWSUHVHQW$FFRUGLQJWRWKHDVVRciation of the Argentinian bread industry, Federación Argentina GHOD,QGXVWULDGHO3DQ )$,3$ RIWKHEUHDGLVEDNHGE\ WUDGLWLRQDOPHWKRGVDQGRQO\LVSURGXFHGLQGXVWULDOO\ The product of choice among Argentinean consumers is crustless pan bread, which they buy from small, artisan bakeries and eat as sandwiches. Photos courtesy of Mühlenchemie. 30 by Robert Frank and Martina Mollenhauer Despite its reputation as a meat consumer, country's annual flour consumption is over 90 kilograms per person SANDWICH LOAVES ARE THE STANDARD The favorite type of bread is light-colored, wheat pan loaves known as pan de miga (crumb bread) or pan inglés (English bread). These loaves are generally made for eating as sandwiches, rather like the Italian tramezzini or the traditional British teatime sandwiches. The characteristic feature of the products is the absence of a crust. Pan de miga is baked in huge square or rectangular pans IRUDZHLJKWRIWRNJZLWKDWLJKWO\¿WWLQJOLG7KHFUXVW is then removed, and the bread is cut into very thin rectangles from which the typical sándwiches de miga can be made. 6LQFH$UJHQWLQDLVVWURQJO\LQÀXHQFHGE\$QJOR6D[RQFXVtoms, consumers have a preference for products baked from EOHDFKHG ÀRXU VXFK DV WKRVH WKDW KDYH EHHQ SRSXODU LQ WKH U.K. for many years. Therefore, one of the quality criteria for pan de miga LV DQ H[WUHPHO\ EULJKW ZKLWH FRORU RI WKH FUXPE 7KH RSWLPXPÀRXUKDVDQDVKFRQWHQWRIOHVVWKDQ0RUHRYHU June 2015 / World Grain /

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