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Limited High Protein Market for Wheat
Mon Feb 25, 2013 04:32 PM CST

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- High protein levels might not necessarily mean high prices for wheat growers in Western Canada, as many markets don't pay a premium for protein, said speakers at the annual Wild Oats Grain World conference here on Monday, as they highlighted the shifting market realities now that the Canadian Wheat Board no longer retains its single desk for selling the crop.

"Wheat is not (just) wheat, it's very complex," said Lawrence Yakielashek, president of Alfred C. Toepfer (Canada) Ltd. He pointed out that wheat that is used to create noodles or flat bread needs completely different characteristics ...

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