Frontier’s relationships with many of the largest grain consumers give our growers unrivalled access to a wide range of homes.
A short supply chain ensures growers get the best value possible. We hold a unique position in the UK wheat market as a national business with integrated wheat demand from our parents, alongside strategic partnerships with other milling and feed wheat consumers. Exclusive contracts with ABN feed mills, Allied Mills and Cargill starch plant all help to make Frontier the leading wheat business in the UK.
Cargill – Manchester Gold
Cargill's starch and glucose manufacturing plant in Manchester is a huge consumer of feed wheat and Frontier has the exclusive contract for supply. Approximately 750,000 tonnes of wheat is used annually to make starch and glucose, used in the manufacture of products such as confectionery, pharmaceuticals, alcoholic beverages, pet food and soft drinks.
By becoming a member of our Manchester Gold wheat club growers can benefit from a range of attractive member benefits which reward farmers whose wheat is processed at the plant. They include;
Flexible collections - Customised collection to suit your loading requirements.
Online access to contracts - Track your Manchester Gold contracts using iTRAC - our secure online information service.
Weights and analysis by text - Receive details of your load within 30 minutes of tipping.
Gold Standard marketing - This is a unique risk management contract giving you the opportunity to fix a guaranteed minimum price, while still allowing you to capture any potential market upside.
Regular updates - Including grain market texts, bringing you the latest updates.
Average moisture contracts - For example members supplying one load of wheat at 14.5% moisture and another at 15.5%, would see the moisture claim on the second load credited back to their account.
Average kilo weight contract - Purchase a minimum of 10 tonnes of wheat seed or have a minimum of 20 tonnes of seed re-cleaned by our mobile seed cleaners, then contracts of 4 loads or more processed at Manchester will qualify. The averaging will include any loads between 70kg/hl and 76kg/hl.
If you have any questions about the Manchester Gold wheat club or wish to register, please call 0161 372 3000.
Plant closure: Vivergo - Humber Gold
Humber Gold is the grower club, managed by Frontier, created to supply wheat to the Vivergo bioethanol plant in Hull.