22 April 1942
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.
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