Axereal’s malt subsidiary Boortmalt has doubled its capacity to 3m tons annually through this acquisition and now boasts 27 malting facilities on five continents.
GSK has announced it intends to sell its Horlicks brand in the UK, and is proposing to close the associated manufacturing site in Slough. It also intends to sell its Maxi Nutrition brand in the UK.
The European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) have revealed a new approach to assessing consumer exposure to food enzymes, tightening up their safety profile in line with current EU law.
Dispatches: ISM/ProSweets 2015
Ingredients firm Döhler has developed a gluten-free barley malt extract that can enhance the taste, texture and visual appeal of baked goods.
Dry weather leaves brewers with malting barley supply crisis
A dry spring in much of Europe has sent malting barley prices shooting upwards – adding to the woes of brewers already under pressure from weak beer demand, according to analysts.
Kerry says brewers face major barley quality and supply challenge
European brewers have a fight on their hands to source quality malting barley during 2011, according to industry ingredient supplier Kerry.
Leading figures at Novozymes explain why enzymes can be useful in brewing and how they can even enable brewers to skip the malting process altogether.
Muntons eyes Europe with new distribution deal
Muntons is looking to build use of its malted ingredients across Europe, with a new multi-country distribution deal with Barentz.
Beers rich in hops and barley malts linked to better bone health
A new study suggests that beers containing plenty of hops or pale barley malts could promote better bone health thanks to their dietary silicon content.
Enzymes help post-merger cost reduction, Novozymes
Enzymes can help reduce costs and increase productivity for brewers in the wake of a merger or acquisition, says Novozymes, which has a pipeline of new solutions nearing launch.
Skullduggery and currency take their toll at Greencore
Greencore’s ingredients division helped the Irish firm achieve reasonable results, as the convenience foods division was hit by a cost concealment issue in its mineral water accounting.
Malt drives Greencore ingredients performance for FY07
Irish food group Greencore has reported a strong performance for
the first full year since its exit from the sugar market, largely
driven by recovery of the malt markets.
Weyermann makes organic colour for beer, bakery, beverages
German malting company Weyermann is posed to tap the trend towards
organic colourings by introducing an organic version of its Sinamar
natural liquid malt colour.
Malt recovery drives ingredients growth for Greencore
Irish food group Greencore has reported impressive growth for its
ingredients and agribusiness in the half year ended March 30,
largely thanks to recovery of malt markets.
Cargill taps North Dakota barley farmers
Representatives from Cargill Malt in North Dakota are meeting
barley farmers across the state to discuss the benefits of grower
Novozymes raises prices for brewing enzymes
Danish enzyme firm Novozymes has announced that it is to increase
prices for a line of its brewing enzymes in the US, as the firm
struggles to retain profitability under growing market pressures.
New barley enzymes could mean more efficient beer brewing
US scientists have discovered heat tolerant barley enzymes, which
could make malting more efficient for beer, and also provide
benefits for the production of bakery goods and breakfast cereals.
Brewers set to benefit from winter malting barley
A new variety of winter malting barley could provide brewers with a
better quality and more stable barley supply, say scientists who
have been developing the variety for the past decade.
World's largest malting plant targets growing demand
Malteurop's new malting unit, considered to be the largest in the
world, is designed to meet increasing demand for a highly
New lab taps potential of healthy ingredients
A new laboratory designed to improve the quality of barley and oats
could have major implications for makers of breakfast cereals,
beverages and bakery goods.
Baltika launches Tula malt plant
Russia's leading beer brewery, has announced the start of
production at its newly constructed malt processing facility in
Tula, central European Russia. The project aims to up the company's
own supply of...
Genomic answer to fungus problem
Scientists across the globe continue their mission to map the
genomic sequence of crop varieties. A team in the US could now have
the solution to a rogue fungus that is the enemy of beer brewers.
Irish malt to flavour Belgian beer
Irish food group Greencore Plc said on Wednesday that it has signed
a long-term agreement to supply malt to Interbrew, the world's
second largest brewer.