Table 28--Wheat flour production
Calendar year 1/
Wheat ground for flour
Wheat flour extraction rate
Wheat flour production 2/
Wheat millfeed production
(1,000 bushels)
(percent)
(1,000 cwt)
(1,000 tons)
1995
869,296
74.5
388,689
7,144
1996
878,070
75.5
397,776
7,042
1997
885,843
76.0
404,143
6,886
1998
895,369
74.3
398,914
6,955
1999
917,797
74.8
411,968
7,040
2000
944,868
74.3
421,270
7,374
2001
914,036
73.8
404,521
7,275
2002
889,414
74.0
394,700
6,893
2003
889,188
74.3
396,215
7,029
2004
876,047
74.9
393,925
6,764
2005
884,101
74.5
394,973
6,826
2006
894,527
75.2
403,391
6,916
2007
923,756
75.6
418,836
7,103
2008
907,979
76.4
416,283
6,753
2009
896,060
77.1
414,658
6,460
2010
901,843
77.1
417,396
6,480
2011
895,255
76.7
411,745
6,402
2012
921,853
76.0
420,365
6,637
2013
912,011
77.3
423,214
6,200
2014
448,844
77.4
208,310
3,050
1/ Data for current year are year to date. Recent data may be preliminary.
2/ Commercial production of wheat flour, whole wheat, and durum semolina and flour. cwt = hundredweight.
Source: Data through the 2nd quarter of 2011 was calculated using data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census’ Flour Milling Products (MQ311A). Subsequent flour milling calculations are based on data from the North American Millers Association.
Date run: 10/22/2014