Tangible Insights Shared At NAMA’s Virtual Spring Conference
More than 125 milling industry leaders gathered virtually for the 2021 North American Millers’ Association Spring Conference, which ended Tuesday. “NAMA was proud to host two days of online programming focused specifically on the issues that impact millers the most,” said NAMA President Jane DeMarchi. “From the expert speakers to the dialogue during our committee meetings, Spring Conference provided insights that you can’t find anywhere else. While our meeting was virtual, the results are tangible.”
New Website Helps NAMA Serve As Trusted Voice For Milling Industry
Today, the North American Millers’ Association launched a new website at NAMAmillers.org, reaffirming its role as the trusted voice for the milling industry to policymakers and supply chain partners on regulation, legislation, and other important issues impacting milling companies.
USDA Flour Milling Products Report
Every quarter the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) produces a report on flour milling products. The report details quarterly usage of wheat and rye for flour, production of flour, whole wheat flour, and millfeed, and 24-hour milling capacity by region and the U.S.
NAMA Announces Spring Conference, New Logo
Registration opens for NAMA’s virtual Spring Conference today, March 1. The conference will kick off with the NAMA Technical Committee meeting on Friday, April 16. The NAMA soft wheat, corn and oat divisions will meet virtually on Monday, April 19 and Tuesday, April 20 in the afternoon prior to the general sessions.
Value of Grain Foods Solidified in Updated Dietary Guidelines
The North American Millers’ Association (NAMA) is pleased to see the importance of grains in the American diet recognized in the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs). The updated guidelines maintain the grains recommendations included in the 2015-2020 DGAs: adults are advised to consume six servings of grains daily with a balance between whole grains and refined grains.
Mennel Milling President, D. Ford Mennel, to Lead NAMA as Chairman; Chip Knappen, Bruce Roskens & Luke Marano –2020 NAMA Honorary Members
Today, the North American Millers’ Association (NAMA) announced that D. Ford Mennel, president of the Mennel Milling Company (Fostoria, OH) was elected as the chairman of the NAMA Board of Directors for the 2020-2022 term, succeeding Robert Harper of Hopkinsville Milling Company (Hopkinsville, KY).