The second "iranGrain" international conference

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What was going on at the iranGrain 2022 conference?

It was held on May 10 and 11, 2022 at Espinas Palace Hotel, Tehran with a large presence of grain industry activists. This event was held with the presence of more than 900 participants and 39 domestic and foreign sponsors from Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, France, Switzerland and Germany. “iranGrain” conference took a successful step towards the great goals of this organization by conducting specialized panels and by inviting 30 researchers and prominent practitioners of the grain industry.

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Conference participants

Board of Directors

Hossein Ziaian

IranGrain Conference Chairman of the Board

Hossein Yazdjerdi

President of Trans Iran Association of Millers

Sharif Nezam Mafi

Chairman of the Board of Iran-Switzerland Chamber of Commerce

Mohammad Mortazavi

Chairman of the Board of Food Industries Associations

Alireza Karimi

Head of Coordination Center of Knowledge Chain Industry of Wheat, Flour and Bread

Kaveh Zargaran

Trade Commission President at Iran Chamber

Merzad Jamshidi

IAOM Regional Chairman - Middle East African Region

اطلاعات برنامه زمان‌بندی کنفرانس:

8:30 - 10:00


Morning Coffee (Entry Card and Gift Bag)

10:00 - 10:10

Recitation of the Holy Quran and National Anthem

10:10 - 10:20

Opening Speech

Dr. Hossein Ziaian – Conference President

10:20 - 10:30

Iranian Grain

Mr. Seyed Javad Sadati Nejad – Minister of Agriculture

10:30 - 10:45

Iranian Grain Trade

Mr. Saeed Raad – Management of Government Trading Corporation of Iran

10:45 - 11:00

International Grain Market

Dr. Hossein Yazdjerdi – President of the Iranian Flour Industries Association

11:00 - 11:15

Iran Domestic Grain Market

Mr. Kaveh Zargaran – Chairman of the Association of Grain Suppliers

11:15 - 12:45

First Panel - Iranian Grain Policy (Question & Answer)

Mr. Sharif Nezam Mafi – Director of Iran–Switzerland Chamber of Commerce
  • Dr. Hossein Yazdjerdi – President of the Iranian Flour Industries Association
  • Mr. Mohammad Mortazavi – President of the Iranian Flour ProducersAssociation
  • Mr. Kaveh Zargaran – Chairman of the Association of GrainSuppliers
  • Mr. Hossein Salami – Managing Director of Iranian Livestock and Poultry Support Company
  • Vishvendra Chakravarithy – CEO of BUNGE

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch Time

 Amiran 1 Hall

14:00 - 15:00

Second Panel - Wheat, Flour and Bread

Optimal Bran Content of Wheat Flour and Improving the Nutritional Value of Bread with Grain Flour - Mr. Arash Taheri (Deputy Head of Grain Research Center)


  • Features and Benefits of German Wheat (Spelt) - Mr. Behrooz Rafiei Tari – Senior Specialist, Flour Industry Association
  • New Technologies in Modification of Wheat, Flour and Bread - Ms. Roya Agha Qolizadeh – Specialist, Grain Research Center
  • Flour and Bread Enrichment - Ms. Zohreh Pour Ahmad – Specialist, Food and Drug Organization
  • Impact of Intangible Factors on Factory Efficiency - Mr. Seyed Morteza Sanadizadeh – CEO Ard Shushtar Mill

15:00 - 15:15

The process of improving the quality of industrial bread in Iran

Mr. Mehdi Khanmohammadi – Chairman of the Board of Nan Sahar Industrial

15:15 - 15:30

Benefits of enzymes and enhancers

Mr. Ayse Dogan Demirel – Project manager of Ferzaym

15:30 - 15:45

Industry growth in the synergy group

Ms. Elaheh Mohaghegh – Director of Sales and Marketing Department of Novonord

15:45 - 17:15

What's New?


  • Mr. Sharif Nezam Mafi – Director of Iran-Switzerland Chamber of Commerce


  • Introducing New Technologies of Petkus - Mr. Khaled Raed – MD of the Middle East Division of Petkus
  • The Electro Motors Inside Roller Mill - Mr. Bahram Nouriani – Pingel Representative
  • Sefar Sieve Fabrics for Flour Mills - Mr. Matin Sadeghi – CEO of Sefar
  • Glutopic Technology in Determining the Quality of Gluten and Flour for Various Uses - Ms. Shabnam Garkani – Technical Sales Manager of Pakfan
  • Alternative Proteins - Mr. Iman Rahimi – Sales Manager of Buhler
  • NIR technology in the Rapid Analysis of Flour, Cereals and Byproducts - Ms. Niloufar Manan – Director of Food Industry, Max International

17:15 - 17:45

Announcing the program the next day

serving coffee (sponsored by Bonmano)

9:00 - 9:50

Coffee (Sponsored by Bonmano)

Morning Coffee (Entry Card and Gift Bag)

9:50 - 10:00

Recitation of the Holy Quran and National Anthem

10:00 - 10:15

Food Safety Culture, Covid-19 Challenges and Consumer Behavior Change in Flour Milling & Allied Industries

Mr. Mehrzad Jamshidi
Chairman of the Board of the International Association of Millwrights  Middle East and Africa

10:15 - 10:30

Iran-Switzerland relations in the field of grain

Mr. Kim Sitzler
Deputy Consul of Switzerland

10:30 - 10:45

Analysis of the supply of grains and oilseeds with a look at the Iran-Eurasia Agreement

Mr. Mehdi Kazem Nejad
Adviser to the Minister, faculty member and associate professor of the Ministry of Jihad Agriculture

10:45 - 11:00

The Outlook of the French Grain

Mr. Ronald Guiragossian
Middle East Manager of Intercereales

11:00 - 11:15

Post-Corona Investment Developments (China-US Disputes)

Ms. Feryal Mostofi
Head of Tehran Chamber Investment Center

11:15 - 11:45

Russia/Ukraine & Global Grain Supply Dislocations

Mr. Swithun Still
Advisor, DCX Grains


Mr. Filipe Pohlmann Gonzaga
Chairman of GreenEmissions


Mr. Yashar Gharibi
Grain Analyzer

11:45 - 12:45

Standards, inspections, shipping and related claims (Question & Answer)

Resolve Disputes and Lawsuits in the Grain - Trade Mr. Gholam Reza Rafiee (International Commercial Lawyer - Olya International Law Office)


The Effect of Gafta 123 and 124 Laws on Grain Trade with Iran - Mr. Esmail Ahmadi (CEO of BSJ International Inspection Company)

The Role and Importance of National and International Standards in the Iranian Grain Trade - Ms. Farnaz Dastmalchi (Director of the Research Institute of Food Industries and Standard Agricultural Products)

Iran and International Grain Transport (Challenges and Solutions) - Mr. Majid Varshosaz (Member of the Board of the Iranian Shipping Association)

14:00 - 13:00


Amiran 1 Hall

14:15 - 14:30

Synergy of industry, trade and agriculture; The key to sustainable development in Grains

Mr. Hamid Reza Mastani
Vice Chairman and MD of Navid Persian Gulf Oil Factories

14:30 - 14:45

What is Blockchain & How used in Grain

Mr. Filipe Pohlmann Gonzaga
Chairman of GreenEmissions

14:45 - 15:00

Condition of Amirabad port

Mr. Mohammad Ali Asl Saeedi Pour
Head of Amirabad Port

15:00 - 15:15

Ship inspection in the field of grain

Mr. Alireza Tavakoli
CEO of Taiko Inspection Company

15:15 - 15:35

Scientific techniques in predicting the corn trade

Mr. Mohammad Reza Najafi
Representation of Petkus Germany

15:35 - 15:50

Trade flow and its importance in supply and demand

Nabil Mseddi
CEO of Ag Flow Co.

15:50 - 16:05

Large services of Saman Bank in the field of trade

Ms. Haleh Hossein Zadeh
Director of International Banking of Saman Bank

16:05 - 16:20

Investment and return on profits of foreign companies

Mr. Seyed Hossein Salimi
Chairman of the Foreign Investment Committee of the Iran Chamber

16:20 - 16:35

Cooperation between Iranian and Russian grain entrepreneurs

Mr. Yury Goncharov
CEO of Archeda - Product

16:35 - 17:45

Coffee break(Sponsored by Bonmano) & Networking

17:45 - 18:45

Closing ceremony and statue donation

19:00 - 20:00


Amiran 2 Hall

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