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About 200 representatives of the Egyptian milling and flour processing industry visited Cairo, Egypt, for a conference organized by Mühlenchemie and Brabender.
Photo courtesy of Mühlenchemie.
CAIRO, EGYPT – About 200 cereal and flour experts met in Cairo, Egypt, in November for the second Mühlenchemie Conference organized with the laboratory equipment manufacturer Brabender.

Representatives of mills, pasta manufacturers, industrial bakeries and government research institutions gathered to learn about the latest findings and possibilities of enhancing quality in the flour industry.

Internationally acknowledged experts spoke on the main theme of the conference, “Flour quality requirements between present and future.” Participants learned new information and ideas concerning current changes and challenges in the industry, such as flour improvement, the use of enzymes, pasta production and prolonging the freshness of bakery products.

Keynote speakers included experts from Mühlenchemie and Brabender and also Mahmoud Riad, managing director of North Cairo Flour Mills.

Egypt is the world’s biggest importer of wheat. Mühlenchemie has been active in this market for over 20 years and is the leading player in the field of flour treatment.

“Our intention in organizing this conference is to strengthen our direct contacts with existing and potential customers and discuss the wealth of new findings in the theory and practice of flour improvement,” said Daniel Wiebe, regional sales manager Egypt, Sudan & Libya at Mühlenchemie. “We regard the meeting as an important part of a network that will make a valuable and lasting contribution to shaping the future of the milling industry.”

Mühlenchemie is one of the world’s leading companies in the field of flour treatment and flour fortification. The firm exports its products to over 120 countries and maintains a close relationship with more than 1,500 mills around the globe. Mühlenchemie has been represented in the Egyptian market for 20 years, and since 2016 it has been cooperating with Brabender GmbH & Co. KG, a well-known manufacturer of laboratory equipment from Duisburg, Germany.