More flexible quality specifications in milling wheat contract

May 2007
Farmers Weekly;5/18/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 20, p24
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the launch of a new milling wheat contract for farmers in Central England by Glencore Grain and Heygates. Nick Oakhill, senior trader at Glencore, mentioned that the County Pride contract would provide flexible quality specifications to farmers. It states that farmers can receive a maximum premium of £2/ton if wheat reaches 14% protein. The National Farmers Union (NFU) accepted the new contract.


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