Table 30--Durum flour production 1/
Calendar year
Durum wheat ground for semolina and durum flour
Semolina and durum flour extraction rate
Semolina and durum flour production
Durum millfeed production
(1,000 bushels)
(percent)
(1,000 cwt) 2/
(1,000 tons)
1990
58,366
74.9
26,236
439
1991
58,969
72.4
25,613
488
1992
67,999
78.2
31,905
445
1993
70,575
76.7
32,488
493
1994
72,141
75.4
32,631
533
1995
67,627
76.3
30,964
481
1996
70,069
77.6
32,623
471
1997
64,663
76.0
29,476
466
1998
58,395
77.2
27,056
399
1999
56,314
77.2
26,086
385
2000
69,687
75.9
31,749
503
2001
73,435
74.7
32,930
557
2002
71,622
75.4
32,411
528
2003
64,294
77.0
29,691
444
2004
60,370
74.4
26,959
463
2005
67,807
75.5
30,729
498
2006
73,605
72.3
31,948
611
2007
75,115
72.8
32,804
613
2008
68,269
75.5
30,911
503
2009
70,617
74.5
31,568
540
2010
72,175
75.6
32,747
528
1/ The data series in this table end in calendar year 2010 because the Census Bureau no longer provides data on the U.S. wheat milling sector which had been the source of the durum flour data.
2/ Straight semolina only (semolina made entirely from durum). cwt = hundredweight.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Flour Milling Products (MQ20A).
Date run: 12/19/2014