Facts & Figures

New Facts on the Flour Milling Industry
  • The European flour milling industry is the leading food industry in grain processing, using around 45 million tonnes of common wheat and rye plus 2 million tonnes of oats a year to produce around 35 million tons of flour on an annual basis (EU-27)
  • The number of flour milling company exceeds 3 800, of which a large majority are small and medium-sized companies
  • The industry employs about 45 000 people and represents a turnover of 15 billion Euro. The average use of capacity is about 65%
  • Destination of flour in the EU is as follows:

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You can find more sector statistical data in the Manual