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Japan snaps up more Canadian wheat, turns from U.S.

Japan snapped up Canadian wheat for making bread and noodles in a surprise tender that closed Tuesday, ramping up purchases from Canada as its prices fall on bumper harvests. Increased buying from Canada by the world’s sixth-largest importer of the grain is usurping appetite for wheat of similar quality from the United States. Canada has […] Read more

Japan shuns white wheat for first time in 53 years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Reuters – Japan recently offered to buy wheat used for making cakes that is not the U.S. western white variety for the first time in at least 53 years, seeking to avoid a shortage of confectionery flour after a scare caused by genetically modified wheat found in Oregon. U.S. western white is a grade developed […] Read more