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Blumberg Grain to sign wheat silos deal with Algeria in weeks

Blumberg Grain is looking to sign a deal within the coming weeks with Algeria's state grain agency OAIC to build high-tech wheat silos that can store up to 1 million tonnes of the grain. "We are looking to sign something

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Blumberg's high-tech attempt to ease Egyptian grain drain

At the far corner of a faceless government building in Cairo an unusually high-tech attempt to stem Egypt's waste-and-theft-riddled wheat market is quietly coming online this month.   A dimly lit room awash w

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Blumberg Grain opens centre in Egypt

Blumberg Grain, a leading US-based food security company, has opened its Command and Control Center, as part of the Government of Egypt's Shouna Development Project.    The launch, which was attended by

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Al Dahra aims to open UAE's Fujairah grain silos by Jan

Private agribusiness group Al Dahra plans to start operating grain silos in Fujairah in the UAE by January, after taking over a site built by the authorities for strategic food supplies, a senior manager said.  

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Iraq forecasts wheat imports above 2m tonnes

Iraq has enough wheat to last until March despite Islamic State militants taking over large areas of fertile land in the north, the head of the country's main grain-importing organisation told Reuters on Thursday. Hassan Ibrah

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Egypt wants to be 'logistics hub' for grain storage

Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, wants to be a ‘global logistics hub’ for grain storage by securing its own strategic reserves and exporting locally made flour to other Arab states, the supply minister said on Tuesday

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Middle East grain import bills could rise

Turmoil in Ukraine is driving Middle Eastern grain buyers to shy away from striking new deals there and to consider rival suppliers, a shift that is likely to push up import bills. The Black Sea region, mostly Ukraine and Russia,

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Syria again tenders to buy 276,000T sugar

A Syrian state agency has again issued an international tender to purchase and import 276,000 tonnes of white refined sugar, offering payment from bank accounts frozen by Western sanctions, European traders said on Tuesday. Syria

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World food prices stable; low stocks pose risk

  World food prices stabilised in January after falling in the previous three months, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, but it warned that bad crop weather could cause violent price s

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Global grain reserves tighten even as prices fall

  Global food markets face further volatility in 2013 as stocks and supply of key cereals have tightened, the UN food agency said on Thursday, even as world food prices fell for a second month in November to their lowest since Ju

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