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UK Cereals Usage by Millers Brewers & Maltsters


10 May 2012

Latest Cereals Usage by Millers, Brewers and Maltsters UK (March 2012)Latest Cereals Usage by Millers, Brewers and Maltsters UK (March 2012)

Brewers, maltsters and distillers total wheat, oats and barley usage were all up in March 2012.
UK Cereals Usage by Millers Brewers & Maltsters

Key Points of Wheat & Barley

In March 2012 compared with March 2011:

Wheat Usage:

  • The total amount of wheat milled was 529 thousand tonnes, down 13%.
  • The total amount of home grown wheat milled was 469 thousand tonnes, down 14%.
  • The total amount of imported wheat milled was 60 thousand tonnes, down 6%.
  • Brewers, maltsters and distillers total wheat usage was 62 thousand tonnes, up 13%.

Barley Usage:

  • Brewers, maltsters and distillers total barley usage was 162 thousand tonnes, up 3%.

Key Points of Oats

In January to March 2012 compared with January to March 2011:

Oats Usage:

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

Oats usage - Crop Year

Wheat Usage

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