The 2023 International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) Eurasia Conference & Expo was held from August 31 to September 1, 2023. The conference and expo were held at the Halic Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey.
With its 125-year history, the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) is the world's largest non-profit organization that brings together grain millers and trade representatives to develop education and training opportunities in industry-related areas of grain milling. With its 10 directorates in the United States and 4 other directorates in other parts of the world, IAOM offers an international forum for ideas, technical and educational opportunities, discovery of new products and services, and networking.
IAOM's Eurasian region consists of 32 countries with a population of over 2 billion and a total economic volume of $7.1 trillion. At the same time, the world's largest wheat producer and flour exporter is located in the region. Russia, which is one of the top 5 wheat producers in the world with a production of 71.6 million tons, alone represents 10% of the world and 30% of the Eurasian region's wheat production. Among these 32 countries are Ukraine with 25 million tons, Kazakhstan with 16 million tons, and Turkey with 19 million tons of wheat production. In this context, millers from Central and Eastern Europe, Baltic countries, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Turkey, and other Central Asian republics and countries of the Caucasus region participated.
In addition, there was participation from the United States, Middle East, and Africa regions. This conference and exhibition brings together many sector stakeholders. such as grain, flour, pasta, bulgur, and feed producers and their suppliers and vendors such as milling machinery suppliers, laboratory equipment suppliers, traders, ingredient suppliers, packaging companies, grain companies, Yiest companies, bakery product firms, industrial bread bakers, research institutes and colleges and universities.
"Grain Feed and Milling Magazine" published in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, was the media partner of the "(IAOM) Eurasia Conference & Expo". Advisor Kazi Sarowar Uddin and Editor and Publisher Kazi Sanowar Uddin of "Grain Feed & Milling Magazine" were present here.
- Kazi Sanowar Uddin