City Group is a prominent name in Bangladesh’s food industry, Rahman said. It has more than 44 years of experience in the edible oil industry, gradually expanding production into various food-related areas. The company now has 23 sister concerns, each specializing in different areas of production, including edible oil, flour, sugar, daal, feed, pp woven bags, seed crushing and drinking water. It is one of the biggest grain traders in Bangladesh and has more than 15,000 employees. City Group’s mills, factories and establishments are spread over 330 acres of land. City Group opened its first flour mill namely Hasan Flour Mill in 1998 with a capacity of 200 tpd. It followed with the Shampa Flour Mill in 2007 with a capacity of 550 tpd. The demand for flour in Bangladesh is constantly increasing, and it is becoming one of the company’s most important segments, Rahman said. The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics estimates that wheat and wheat flour purchases account for 1.5% of total food expenditures. While this is low compared to rice, wheat is the second most essential food in Bangladesh, accounting for almost 12% of grain consumption. In the last 10 years, the nation has nearly tri...