WINNIPEG, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Supplementary quality data from the 2012
Canada Western Red Spring wheat harvest now include baking data by
region. The data are available on the Canadian Grain Commission's web
Baking data are based on results of the Canadian short process baking
test and include information such as absorption, mixing energy, mixing
time and loaf volume.
"Marketers and customers of Canada's grain rely on our quality data to
make purchasing decisions. Any time we can offer them more information
about quality, that's a good thing for Canada's grain industry,"
explains Nancy Edwards, Program Manager of Bread Wheat Research in the
Canadian Grain Commission's Grain Research Laboratory."
As well, the regional quality data include protein content and quality
parameters such as test weight, falling number and information about
milling quality and flour quality.
About the Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency for establishing and
maintaining Canada's grain quality standards. Its programs result in
shipments of grain that consistently meet contract specifications for
quality, safety and quantity. The Canadian Grain Commission regulates
the grain industry to protect producers' rights and ensure the
integrity of grain transactions.
SOURCE: Canadian Grain Commission
For further information:
Program Manager, Analytical Services
Canadian Grain Commission