Europe: „Malting barley is significantly undervalued“

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„Malting barley is significantly undervalued“ summarizes Michael Fleischer, CEO of the Hamburg/Germany based trading house Grainexx, the current market conditions in Fridays issue of agricultural journal “Agrarzeitung”. (more…)

India. UB plans to increase area under barley

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United Breweries Ltd, the market leader in India’s beer industry, is planning to increase its area under cultivation of barley — the main agri-commodity in brewing beer. (more…)

Kerry says brewers face major barley quality and supply challenge

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European brewers have a fight on their hands to source quality malting barley during 2011, according to industry ingredient supplier Kerry.
USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) statistics estimate drawdowns on the on EU barley crop (of malting quality) to 10.05m tonnes in 2010, compared with 14.45m in 2009. (more…)