This course is intended for employees, supervisors and managers closely associated with milling plant operations to produce semolina and flour. Participants will be introduced to storage, cleaning, conditioning, and milling plant operations and packaging and warehouse operations. Wheat quality characteristics necessary for semolina and flour production will be explored. The role of grain cleaning, conditioning, milling and support equipment’s role in the semolina and flour production process will be highlighted. Process flows for semolina and flour production will be introduced and compared. The impact of wheat properties and finished product outcomes will be highlighted as they impact mill facility design and operation. Semolina and flour quality specifications and measurements will be identified for basic pasta and bakery production systems. In addition to lecture and discussions, participants will be engaged in hands on laboratory exercises and access to the Milling Hub, a 150T/24hrs durum wheat mill.
Course minimum: 6 participants.
Course Fees: IAOM Member – $2,600 | Nonmember – $2,750; Both weeks – $5,000 | Nonmember – $5,200
Registration deadline: August 30, 2023
To apply for a course, please register online.
Class sizes are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications received without payment will be placed on a waiting list. Confirmation as a participant in each course will be sent upon receipt of payment. Please do not make travel plans that cannot be easily canceled until you receive notice of confirmation or cancellation, which you will receive no later than four weeks prior to the course start date.
The course fees cover tuition, laboratory fees, books, special instruction, materials, airport transfers, transportation to and from class, and lunch on class days. Fees do not include lodging and evening meals.
If cancellation is between 28-60 days of the program date, 25% of the tuition is non-refundable. 100% of the tuition may be transferred to another person.
If cancellation is less than 27 days of the program date, 100% of the tuition is non-refundable. 100% of the tuition may be transferred to another person. Severe extenuating circumstances will be considered individually.
Although we do not anticipate any changes, we do reserve the right to cancel an event at our discretion. In the event of course cancellation, 100 percent of the tuition will be eligible for refund or transferable to another course.