Participate in the ICC Online Training Survey

As ICC we are endeavouring to offer you the greatest possible support. Therefor, we are about to develop a special online training and workshop programme which will support your future professional work and background also during these challenging times.

To make sure this programme meets your needs and expectations, we would appreciate hearing your highly valualbe opinion!

Participate here in the ICC Online Training Survey

The survey, which will take a max of 3 minutes, is anonym and does not depend on whether you are already an ICC Member or not.

Your input will enable us to create an exceptional online training course programme.

In case you have any questions or further suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us any time!

ICC welcomes a new Corporate Member!

ICC is pleased to welcome its new Corporate Member, the African Milling School, Nairobi, Kenya.

African Milling School is a training institution located in Nairobi. They train millers and personnel involved in grain milling from all over Africa and the Middle East on all the processes involved grain milling. They have a keen interest in wheat and maize milling as well as pulses.

African Milling School also provides machine calibration, reference laboratory services and consultancy services with regards to matters grain and flour quality.

We look forward to a fruitful cooperation!



Shape the future of ICC and nominate a candidate for ICC President Elect 2021-2022

According to ICC regulation, every other year ICC elects a new President Elect who will become the new ICC President after his/her two years term as President Elect. It is one of the rights of ICC Country Member organisations (in good financial standing) to propose a suitable candidate for this function.

Country Member organisations can support in nominating potential candidates for the ICC President Elect 2021 - 2022 - nominations should be made by 2 October 2020.

As outlined in the ICC Statutes, one task of the President Elect is the representation of the Association with official bodies and other relevant committees. Please find the full description in the ICC Statutes, Article XVI.

The ICC Presidents for the period 2021-2022 will be Dr. Jan Delcour, Belgium (President), and Dr. Charles Brennan, New Zealand (Past President).

All suggestions will be collected and presented to the General Assembly for electronic voting approx. mid of November.

Shape the future of ICC and the international cereals community in this prestigous function!

We look forward to receiving your nominations for the ICC President Elect 2021 - 2022 and thank you for your active involvement in important ICC decisions.

WGI launched two New Working Groups

The Whole Grain Initiative has launched two new working groups that are looking for members:

  • The International Working Group on Whole Grain Intake Recommendations, chaired by Nicola McKeown, aims to consider whole grain recommendations around the globe, document the health evidence for varying intake levels, and reach a consensus on a recommended quantitative whole grain intake.
  • The International Working Group on Whole Grain Sustainability, chaired by Keagan Ringling, aims to create knowledge of the whole grain supply chain, leverage existing research, and develop standardized systems approaches for understanding whole grain sustainability.

For more information and updates about all five of the WGI working groups, including these two new ones, be sure to check out the information on the WGI webpage where you will also find further information on the aims of these two working groups.  Experts worldwide are encouraged to reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information about how to get involved.  



Journal of Cereal Science Special Issue Published

The Journal of Cereal Science, the official Journal of ICC, published a Special Issue on Innovative Approaches to Wheat Production and Utilisation. This issue consits of 4 high quality review articles, written by well-known experts in the field. Some of the challenges regarding wheat production and utilization in the 21st century were already briefly addressed in the 19th ICC Conference in 2019.

We are pleased to announce that that Elsevier decded to make this Special Issue available to everyone for the next 6 month, even with no subscription to the Journal.

Check out this Special Issue of JCS here.

In case your are interested in having full access also to other issues of the Journal of Cereal Science, please not that ICC Members benefit from reduced subscription fees - contact the ICC Headquarters for more details!
Read more about it at the Journal Website