World Grain



World Grain MEDIA KIT (PDF)  

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Binding: perfect bound
Line Screen: 150-line
Paper: Cover - 80lb enamel; Body - 45lb enamel
Inserts: Contact publisher for specifications





Colors: Publication prints standard 4-color process. Metallic and PMS colors are printed at additional costs. At publisher’s discretion, PMS colors may be manufactured from process.

4-color Specifications: Density - Total density of all colors combined in any one area should not exceed 300%. Only one solid color should be used in any one area.

Composition by Publisher: Publisher will compose advertisements and make corrections or alterations at advertiser’s request. The advertiser will be billed a minimal production charge (publisher’s cost + 15%). Proofs will be provided upon request to the advertiser if production deadlines are met.

Material Required: Ads should be submitted in a digital format. PDF/X1a, Native InDesign, Quark, Illustrator and PhotoShop documents are accepted for both PC and MAC. All materials must be accompanied by a Kodak Approval or equivalent color proof. Graphic images resolution should be at least 300 dpi and converted to CMYK, minimum 150 line screen. Bitmap image resolution must be 1200 dpi.

Preferred Media: CD or FTP
Files submitted via FTP require a PDF for proofing (plus Kodak Approval or equivalent, as stated above). MAC files must be compressed, using Stuffit Software.
PDF/X1a files can be e-mailed to

Send advertising materials on CD to:
World Grain
attn: Debbie Maniez
4800 Main St., Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64112
PH: 816-756-1000 • FAX: 816-756-0494


Sales Representative

Mark Cornwell, World Grain Publisher phone: (816) 756-1000 x886

Dan Flavin, Associate Publisher phone: (816) 756-1000 x864

Sosland Publishing Co.
Business hours: 8am to 5pm Central time
4800 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64112 USA
Phone 816-756-1000; Fax 816-756-0494