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FLOUR CONSUMPTION AND BREAD RATIONING. Memo. by Minister of Food.

22 April 1942

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Summary

SUPPLIES -2- 7. OF FLOUR COULD BE INCREASED from September onwards by the following measures, which are arranged in order of practicability:— This could be raised to 95 per cent. Milling Ration. a) an extra 600,000 tons of providing, over twelve months, flour or weeks' supply. b) Rye. Include in millers' grists about 50,000 tons of rye from the 1942 harvest, providing about 40,000 tons of flour or 0.4 week's supply. c) Maize. Include in millers' grists any available supplies of maize; if 100,000 tons were available in the milk producer reserve, this would provide about 80,000 tons of flour or 0.

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agriculture cereals maize food supply wheat barley bread oats potatoes rationing supply vegetables price control contingency planning flour licensing food supplies civil consumption nationwide lord president's committee ministry of food

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/97
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 95
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.097
Keywords
Barley
Bread
Cereals
Civil Consumption
Contingency Planning
Flour
Food Supplies
Maize
Oats
Potatoes
Rationing
Vegetables
Wheat
Language
English
Organizations Discussed
Lord President's Committee
Ministry of Food
Pages
3
Themes
Rationing
Supply
Agriculture
Food Supply
Licensing
Price Control

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