About us - the Association

Prof. Dr. P.F. Pelsehenke, Founder of the AGF e.V. (1949)

The Association of Cereal Research (AGF), a registered association, was founded in 1946 upon the initiative of Professor Dr. P.F. Pelshenke, Detmold. Today around 430 companies from 20 nations are members of AGF. They form the economic basis of AGF's successful work for more than 65 years.

PlatzhalterThe member firms represent the sectors of milling and baking, baking additives, starch, pasta products, cereal-based foodstuffs, machinery, cereals, institutes, associations and publishing houses.

Natural and legal persons as well as societies and associations without legal capacity may become AGF members. 

More information about the exact conditions of membership you find here.The AGF office will provide information about the conditions of membership.

AGF is managed by the executive board currently consisting of the president: Dr. Götz Kröner, Ibbenbüren and the vice-presidents: Dipl.oec.troph. Udo Heckelmann, Werne, Alfred Heyl, Bad Langensalza, Dr. Meinolf G. Lindhauer, Detmold and Heribert Kamm, Bochum.

Das Roemer-HausYour local contact person is the executive secretary Lawyer Tobias Schuhmacher .