Cereals, Milling and Baking - Member Interest Group

This MIG is dedicated to addressing the scientific and technical challenges faced by anyone involved in cereals, milling or baking along with their allied trades. The MIG will keep you abreast of the latest research in the area and with current information on harvests and grain quality. The aim of this MIG is to provide a collaborative environment in which challenges and solutions can be discussed. It is also an ideal forum for networking, horizon-scanning, identifying gaps in knowledge and addressing them, as well as keeping up to date with legislation, latest research, and other upcoming topics.

Chair: Gilbert van der Wal, Danisco (UK) Ltd
Vice-Chair: James Huscroft, Warburtons Ltd

Next Cereals, Milling and Baking meeting

Cereals, Milling and Baking MIG


Tue 21 May 2024 12:30 - 15:00 BST

Typical topics of interest:

Raw materials and ingredients

  • Information on harvest volumes and quality
  • Supply and cost of raw materials
  • Sustainable raw material and ingredient production
  • Interactions between raw materials and other ingredients

Manufacturing, food preparation and supply

  • Improved and effective design of factories and equipment
  • Process design, optimisation, and control
  • Innovative processing and packing operations
  • Hygiene
  • Cost optimisation

Product quality and innovation

  • Understanding, definition, and measurement of product quality
  • Delivery of consistent quality
  • Understanding product innovation and the new product development process

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