scientist 61: the grain business manager – Andrew Wingate wheat and flours (2014)

CAMGRAIN is a farmer-owned central storage co-operative, set up 20 years ago to provide facilities for storing, analysing, cleaning and distributing grain to the food industry such as those who mill, brew and make breakfast cereal. This interview is about what happens when wheat leaves the farm. We take up the story after the August crop harvest and speak with Dr Andrew Wingate who tells how CAMGRAIN deliver quality assured wheat.  Topics in this interview about the grain supply chain include how is wheat tested and cleaned after it arrives from the farm? Also what are strong flours and weak flours? What is gluten?

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