04-07-2014 09:26 AM | France

Seed makers gearing up for French wheat protein challenge

France's seed industry is under pressure to help boost the protein content of wheat as the European Union's largest exporter of the grain looks to safeguard sales overseas and to its own bakers and animal feed makers.

Buyers check protein content to judge milling quality, yet French producers in recent years have tended to neglect it in favour of yield and other factors.
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