Asian mills prefer using Australian Standard Wheat to make their noodles © Xinhua/Sipa/PA Images
Asian mills prefer using Australian Standard Wheat to make their noodles © Xinhua/Sipa/PA Images

Wheat farmers threaten noodle supply chain

28 April 2017

Farmers in Australia are holding back stocks of wheat because of low prices, raising the prospect of a knock-on effect on noodles in Asia.

Asian buyers will have difficulties in getting shipments of Australian Standard White (ASW) wheat in the coming months, forcing them to seek alternative suppliers, according to traders and millers.

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