Whole Wheat Flour Production Up Slightly
Whole wheat flour accounted for 5.1% of all U.S. flour production in the second quarter
Production of whole wheat flour in the second quarter of 2018 was 5,386,000 cwts, a figure very near the 5,350,000 cwts milled in the second quarter of 2017, according to data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Baking Business reports that at 5,386,000 cwts, production was up 0.7% from the same period last year and compared with 5,186,000 cwts in April-June 2016 and 5,513,000 cwts in 2015.
Whole wheat flour accounted for 5.1% of all U.S. flour production in the second quarter, the same percentage as a year earlier.