ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, U.S. — CHS Inc.’s Country Operations division raised more than $512,000 and 443,000 pounds of food during its CHS Harvest for Hunger campaign.
Since the program's launch in 2011, more than $1.6 million and 2.1 million pounds of food have been raised. Donations collected went to regional food banks. More than 50 CHS business units and more than 4,000 employees participated in the 2014 Harvest for Hunger drive held March 1-20.
"We couldn't be more proud of the thousands of CHS employees, customers and partners who rallied in support of this effort. It's powerful to see how each dollar, food item and donation of grain or produce can make a tremendous difference for those in need," said John McEnroe, executive vice-president, CHS Country Operations.
CHS Country Operations boosted donations to CHS Harvest for Hunger by more than $320,000 in additional contributions to local communities to help
In 2022-23, the International Grains Council’s July report anticipates worldwide wheat production to reach 770 million tonnes, down from 781 million tonnes in 2021-22, with 195 million tonnes available for trade.
Most wheat production comes from a handful of countries and even fewer are major exporters, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Here’s a look at the top 10 wheat-producing countries worldwide, based on total yield in tonnes from 2000-2020 with 2022-23 production and consumption projections.
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, US — Representatives of the grain and milling industries recently gathered July 10-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, US, for IFT FIRST, the Institute of Food Technologists annual event and expo.