KWS Sassy has shown to provide a 12% higher yield in Scotland compared with Concerto

Spring malting barley could succeed brewing standard

By Noli Dinkovski

A high-yield spring malting barley has been hailed as a potential successor to the industry standard after receiving approval for malt distilling from the Institute for Brewing & Distilling (IBD).

‘The protein trend is quite prevalent at the moment’: Carr

Gluten-free growth is creating new markets: Edme

By Noli Dinkovski

Bakery growth is continuing to be driven by premium, indulgent and artisanal products, but the ever-increasing popularity of gluten-free is enabling opportunities in new markets.

Maltster Bairds upgrades its Inverness drive systems

Maltster Bairds upgrades its Inverness drive systems

By Rick Pendrous

Bairds Malt, which operates six malt houses across England and Scotland, supplying 250,000t of malt a year to the brewing and distillery sectors, has upgraded the drive systems at its processing facility in Inverness with the help of the Gibbons Engineering...

Muntons signed the partnership with Jebsen & Jessen at the end of last month

Muntons meets malt demand with £10.5M Thai plant

By Rod Addy

High demand for malt extract in Asia has prompted Muntons Ingredients to partner a nutrition and lifestyle ingredients distributor in establishing production in Chonburi, Thailand, creating 30 jobs there.

Malt loaf firm's slicing solution

Ultrasonics is the clean way to cut Soreen

Soreen malt loaf’s soft and squidgy texture makes it hard to slice consistently on a production line. Traditional mechanical blade or knife cutting methods can deform this soft product during cutting and product build-up and retention can occur on the...

The best thing since sliced loaf

The best thing since sliced loaf

A £2m investment, plus a complete makeover for firm and factory has borne sweet fruit for malt loaf business Soreen. Rod Addy reports


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