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01 July 2022 15 min reading

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Rising to global challenges together

In a demonstration of the commitment of businesses to be at the forefront of tackling the climate crisis to protect and restore nature and biodiversity, and close the gap in wealth distribution, 1,000 representatives of the world’s leading companies from 95 countries gathered in Uzwil at the Bühler Group’s global headquarters this week to discuss the urgent need for business to come together to accelerate the transition towards sustainability.

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01 July 2022 2 min reading

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Dr. Florence Kaibi appointed Chairperson of IGC for 2022/23

Following on from Ukraine’s Chairmanship, the International Grains Council has appointed Dr. Florence Kaibi, Minister Counsellor and Agriculture Attaché, Kenya Embassy to Belgium, Mission to the EU, OACPS and WCO, as its Chairperson for 2022/23.

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01 July 2022 5 min reading

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Wheat prices could be 34% above pre-Ukraine war levels, FAO and OECD warn

“The equilibrium prices for wheat could be 19% above pre-conflict levels if Ukraine fully loses its capacity to export and 34% higher if in addition Russian exports are 50% of normal amounts,” the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said.

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01 July 2022 2 min reading

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New partnership offers full value chain solutions for the plant-based protein market

Swiss Bühler Group and Flottweg SE from Germany have signed a cooperation agreement to offer full value chain solutions to customers in the plant-based protein market. Combining Flottweg’s wet fractionation expertise and Bühler’s dry process expertise allows the two companies jointly to offer integrated solutions and optimized processes with the highest yields, reduced environmental impact, and best quality protein isolates.

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29 June 2022 1 min reading

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UkrAgroConsult to hold free webinar on Ukrainian grain and oilseed

UkrAgroConsult will hold a free Webinar ‘War in Ukraine. Grain & Oilseed Crop Forecast-2022’ on June 30, at 4 pm Kyiv time.

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28 June 2022 3 min reading

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Bühler and endeco combine forces to meet growing demand for alternative proteins

Swiss Bühler Group today announces a new strategic partnership with German engineering company endeco to drive forward pulse processing, meet growing demand for alternative sources of protein, and develop pulse processing solutions with a significantly lower CO2 footprint. endeco, specialized in the design and construction of starch and protein plants, and processing technologies market leader Bühler have agreed to build a new Protein Application Center at Bühler’s headquarters in Uzwil, Switzerland, to offer customers end-to-end solutions, from bean to burger, including all wet and dry processing.

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27 June 2022 4 min reading

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Bühler Networking Days kick off with focus on climate change, food security

Swiss technology group Bühler is bringing together over 1,000 decision makers from the food, feed, and mobility sectors at its Networking Days in Uzwil on June 27-28 to “accelerate impact together.” This unique, convening event was created by Bühler in 2016 and is held every three years. At the center of the many keynotes, panels, and technology demonstrations is the question: How can we enable 10 billion people (by 2050) to live a good life within the boundaries of our planet?

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24 June 2022 3 min reading

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Syngenta Group announces leadership transition

Syngenta Group announced succession plans for its leadership team. Jeff Rowe, currently President, Global Seeds, will take over the leadership of Syngenta Crop Protection, effective July 1, 2022. His former role will be assumed by Justin Wolfe, currently Regional Director North America Seeds. As members of the Group Leadership Team, the two will report to CEO Erik Fyrwald. Jeff will relocate to Basel, Switzerland; Justin will continue to be based in Downers Grove, Illinois, USA.

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24 June 2022 2 min reading

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EUROGERM strengthens its presence in North America

EUROGERM is strengthening its presence in North America with the creation of EUROGERM KB LLC, a merger of EUROGERM USA and KB INGREDIENTS, a specialist in the manufacture, packaging and distribution of food ingredients.

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24 June 2022 3 min reading

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Tomra announces strategy to double revenues in five years at capital markets day

Tomra revealed plans to accelerate the path to a sustainable future and double its revenues in five years at its capital markets day on 23 June in Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany. The company’s strategy is built on accelerating growth in its three core divisions, and using the current business platform to develop adjacent business opportunities.

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24 June 2022 2 min reading

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WFP supports wheat flour fortification in Tajikistan

Representatives from the Government of Tajikistan, wheat flour mills and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) held a roundtable meeting in Guliston town, Sughd Region, to discuss the implementation of the national fortification law and hear from various stakeholders in wheat flour fortification in the country.

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24 June 2022 3 min reading

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EU pledges €600 million to Africa and Caribbean to address food crisis

The European Commission adopted a proposal to mobilise €600 million from the reserves of the European Development Fund to address the current food security crisis aggravated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. These funds will support African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries to cope with the dire situation, through humanitarian assistance (€150 million), sustainable production and resilience of food systems (€350 million) and macro-economic support (€100 million).

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