Horstead watermill was the last mill on the Bure, it was also one of the biggest, best known and most photographed mills in the county. However, for several hundred years there were two mills under the same ownership at Horstead, the second being a fullmill that ceased to operate in the 1700s.
Grinding and cutting reduce the size of solid materials by mechanical action, dividing them into smaller particles. Perhaps the most extensive application of grinding in the food industry is in the milling of grains to make flour, but it is used in many other processes, such as in the grinding of corn for manufacture of corn starch, the grinding of sugar and the milling of dried foods, such as ...
Modern mills typically use electricity or fossil fuels to spin heavy steel, or cast iron, serrated and flat rollers to separate the bran and germ from the endosperm.The endosperm is ground to create white flour, which may be recombined with the bran and germ to create whole grain or graham flour.
A Brief History. From sustenance and sacrament records of the time, we can conclude that mankind domesticated wheat about 9,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent, a wide strip of terrain beginning in northeast Africa, ascending along the eastern Mediterranean Sea, arcing along to the north of the Arabian peninsula, and finally descending to the Persian Gulf.
Pembe Flour Mills Ltd is based in Nairobi, manufacturers of Flour Processing Mills and Animal Feed, which include;- • Home baking flour • Maize meal • Biscuit flour • Bakers flour • Atta mark one and other specialized products for food processing industries including fortified maize meal.