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Japan Buys Wheat Subs From US
Tue Jul 16, 2013 07:01 AM CDT

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones) -- Japan will buy alternative wheat grades from the U.S. and Australia to substitute imports of the variety that it has stopped buying due to the recent discovery of an unapproved genetically modified strain at an Oregon farm, a senior government official said Tuesday.

"We have identified U.S. Club White and Soft Red Winter and Australian Premium White wheat as the substitutes but actual volumes imported will depend on millers' requirements," Toru Hisazome, who heads the ministry's wheat imports department, told Dow Jones.

Club White is usually blended with other soft white wheat varieties to form Western ...

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