DUISBURG, GERMANY — Brabender GmbH & Co. KG recently installed the Farinograph-AT in the Hoppenlau school’s laboratory in Stuttgart, Germany, with a new measuring mixer.
Founded in 1926, the Hoppenlau school is the center of education for food and body care in Stuttgart. Besides different courses like vocational school or preparatory vocational training, lessons for professions like miller, baker or confectioner are taught there. As the only school of its kind in Germany, the Hoppenlau school prepares already trained millers for their master's certificate examination.
Brabender, a leading supplier of food quality testing instruments, now supports teaching at the Hoppenlau school with respect to the quality control of flour and dough. Thanks to a new measuring mixer for the Farinograph-AT – handed over by Managing Director Stephan Lange and Senior Sales Director Markus Löns – a modern 3-phase-system consisting of Farinograph, Extensograph and Amylograph is now available at the school’s laboratory.
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, US — Corn is the top produced crop in the world. Its high starch content and versatility make it useful in hundreds of products such as food and beverages, biodegradable materials, fuel ethanol and especially animal feed.
The US Department of Agriculture’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) projects the world will produce 1.172 billion tonnes of corn in marketing year 2022-23, of which 183.58 million tonnes will be exported. The WASDE sees individual countries’ domestic feed production using 743.05 million tonnes of corn, and global ending stocks at 304.53 million tonnes.
These are the Top 10 corn producing nations in the world, according to the September WASDE 2022-23 projections.