Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) has completed procedures for tenders to import 1,500,000 tons of fodder barley from EU countries, Australia, North and South America (excluding Canada) and the Black Sea. Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Al-Faris, governor of the organization, said on Monday that 11 international companies have been awarded the contract for supplying through 17 vessels at different ports in the Kingdom.
He said the move comes as an extension of a plan to cover the local demand for fodder barley and preserve its strategic stocks.
SAGO aims to maintain its status as one of the most important sectors in the field of food security by following the best practices to develop and enhance its activities.
SAGO seeks to supply high-quality wheat flour that meets the consumer expectations and achieves the efficiency in production.
The organization aims to develop new products and improve the work environment in all its sectors, including wheat procurement, storage, milling, subsidized flour distribution, wheat derivatives and feed products.