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U.K. Miller Wheat Use Fell 0.8% in April From 2011, Defra Says

June 14, 2012

Wheat use by U.K. millers fell 0.8 percent in April from the same month a year earlier, the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said.

Millers processed 468,100 metric tons of wheat in the month, down from 471,800 tons in 2011, Defra said in a report on its website today. Brewers, maltsters and distillers used 47,000 tons of wheat in April, down 13 percent from a year earlier, according to the report.

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