Milling & Grains

ADM has agreed to pay a total of $54m in criminal and regulatory penalties for the case of bribery, it says it has responded 'in the right way'

ADM subsidiary fined for bribery

By Maggie Hennessy

Alfred C. Toepfer International (ACTI), an overseas subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Co., agreed to pay $17.8 million in fines after pleading guilty in a federal court in Illinois to bribing Ukranian officials, according to the US Department of Justice.


Commodity suppliers should have ‘what if’ strategies

By Mike Hogan

This year was a period of transition for the grain, food, and feed markets from a big-picture standpoint, on the heels of a marked shift in recent years to supply outweighing demand. As this is expected to continue into 2014, suppliers should plan for...

Horizon Milling talks challenges and opportunities

Horizon Milling: Industry is strong to proactively solve challenges

By Maggie Hennessy

At the International Baking Industry Expo in Las Vegas this fall, Megan Speas, director of marketing at flour milling giant Horizon Milling, sat down with Milling & Grains to talk challenges, opportunities and the biggest concerns on customers’ minds...

Oat quality, GM/non-GM coexistence and grain differentiation future

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Oat quality, GM/non-GM coexistence and grain differentiation future

By Maggie Hennessy

New research on the importance of differentiating quality along the global oat supply chain, finding flexibility in future GM/non-GM crop coexistence regulations, and the potential (and challenges) of single kernel near infrared technology in distinguishing...

GM maize for Europe? Pest management breakthroughs and cost-effective enrichment method hold promise for industry


GM maize, disease control and grain enrichment

By Nicola Cottam

A newly developed GM maize may soon be available in Europe, scientists uncover promising findings in the quest for disease prevention and exome designs prove cost-effective in grain enrichment.

South African maize cartel inflates prices, fuels GM

South African maize cartel inflates prices, fuels GM

By Maggie Hennessy

A select group of companies continue to commandeer the entire South African maize value chain, fueling continued production of genetically modified grain and squeezing the country’s poorest residents, according to a report from nonprofit organization...