India Grain and Feed Annual 2013 - USDA
companies is gaining market share in urban areas due to convenience. The organized milling sector is relatively small with about 1,000 medium to large flourmills in India, with a milling capacity of 22-24 million tons, which mill mostly maida (flour) and semolina to cater to institutional demand, and produce bran flakes for the mixed feed industry.
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For example, hard wheat flours provide for a variety of bread products; durum semolina and flour are used in pasta. Soft wheat flours produce an array of crackers, cookies, cereals, cakes, pancakes, breading and pastries. Many mills specialize in the type of wheat they process and this specialization can be based, in part, on mill location.