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   Bakers, Farmers Struggle To Make Any Dough On Poor Wheat Crop
by Rod Nickel & Julie Ingwersen, Reuters
Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 3:51PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba • Chicago's iconic sandwiches — Italian beef heroes dripping with gravy, and hot dogs loaded with pickles and hot peppers — wouldn't be such culinary institutions without the bread.

But this fall, bakers faced a crisis getting the right kind of bread to delis and sandwich shops locally and across the United States.

Gonnella Baking Co. — which supplies the buns to Major League Baseball's Wrigley Field — faced an unusual problem in October when flour from this year's U.S. wheat harvest arrived at their factories containing low levels of protein.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: Reuters

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