HIROSHIMA, JAPAN — Satake announced on March 25 that it has received an order for a 160-tonne-per-day hard wheat flour milling plant from the flour milling company Mildawon Co., Ltd, a member of South Korea’s largest confectionery and bakery company, SPC group. The project will be completed in December.
The SPC group operates about 3,200 stores under the brand “PARIS BAGUETTE” in South Korea. The group is the largest confectionery and bakery company in South Korea, being first in the sales of FC bakeries for a consecutive 25 years and has about 80% of the market share. It also has about 180 stores in China, the U.S., Vietnam, Singapore and France.
Satake supplied SPC will a 480-tonne-per-day hard wheat flour milling plant (A mill) in 2009 and 360-tonne-per-day soft wheat flour milling plant (B mill) in 2011. These mills operate at full capacity.
To expand the production capacity, construction of the 160-tonne-per-day hard wheat flour milling plant (C mill) was planned in 2014. Satake received the order for C mill in December 2014 as a result of A and B mills successfull operation and Satake’s flour milling technology being highly rated, Satake said.
The C mill is to be used for both rye and durum wheat. The material is used for rye bread and pasta.