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UK Cereals Usage by Millers Brewers & Maltsters


07 February 2013

UK Cereals Usage by Millers Brewers & Maltsters - Review of December 2012UK Cereals Usage by Millers Brewers & Maltsters - Review of December 2012

This statistical release contains information on the use of cereal grain, flour production and stocks of cereal by these cereal processors on a monthly and crop year basis (of which Oatmeal Millers is now on a quarterly basis). The flour millers data includes use of wheat for starch and bioethanol production.
UK Cereals Usage by Millers Brewers & Maltsters

Key Points of Wheat & Barley

In December 2012 compared with December 2011:

Wheat Usage:

  • The total amount of wheat milled was 593 thousand tonnes, up 9%.
  • The total amount of home grown wheat milled was 436 thousand tonnes, down 8%.
  • The total amount of imported wheat milled was 157 thousand tonnes, up 136%.
  • Brewers, maltsters and distillers total wheat usage was 61 thousand tonnes, up 13%.

Barley Usage:

  • Brewers, maltsters and distillers total barley usage was 163 thousand tonnes, up 3%.

Key Points of Oats

In October to December 2012 compared with October to December 2011:

Oats Usage:

  • The total amount of oats milled was 124 thousand tonnes, up 3%.

Oats Usage

Oats usage - Crop Year

Wheat Usage

Flour milling industry (including production of starch and bioethanol) UK - December 2012

Quantity and Origin of Wheat Milled by Month



Total Wheat Milled by Origin and Crop Year

Wheat Usage

Brewing, Distilling and Malting Industry UK - December 2012

Monthly usage of wheat by the Brewing, Distilling and Malting Industry



Wheat used by the Brewing, Distilling and Malting Industry - Crop Year

Barley Usage

Brewing, Distilling and Malting Industry UK - December 2012

Monthly usage of barley used by the Brewing, Distilling and Malting Industry



Barley used by the Brewing, Distilling and Malting Industry - Crop Year


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