Market Report 9-4-17

Weekly Market Highlights

  • Wheat futures are higher this week after posting more contract lows and transitioning to trading the December futures market; basis premium prices for some grades are lower.
  • Cash wheat, the combination of futures and basis, is very close to what we reported a week ago.
  • Canada’s wheat crop is projected to be about 14% smaller this year compared with last. Combined with the smaller U.S. crop, this news could have been more supportive than it is given large crops in other nations.
  • Large corn and soybean crops are expected. This could snarl logistics that are already facing the aftermath of Texas hurricane even further, which in turn could support the wheat basis.
  • It appears the markets have finally found some support after seven weeks of fairly steady falling prices.

Facts on Flour Gold Medal All Trumps/King Kaiser/Balancer

All Trumps, a premium high-gluten flour, is a true legend in the baking industry and continues to be the standard against which all high-gluten flours are measured. The highest protein level of the high-gluten flours, King Kaiser, is available west of the Rockies and matches All Trumps’ high standards in unbleached, un-bromated flour.

Description: A high quality, enriched, malted high gluten flour milled from a selected blend of hard red spring wheat. Available bleached or unbleached, bromated* or un-bromated.

Uses: Bagels, thin crust pizza, hard rolls, hearth bread.

*Bromated flour available east of the Rockies only

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