Ardent Mills

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Fall is planting time for wheat across the Great Plains and this year’s crop went into the ground while big changes were underway in the wheat market. Some of the biggest players in the flour milling industry are joining forces to make the country’s largest miller even larger. The biggest flour miller in the U.S., Horizon Milling, which is jointly owned by privately-held Cargill and the agricultural cooperative CHS, proposed earlier this year a merger with the milling arm of food giant...