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German brewer Radeberger has ordered up 70 tonnes of a new Australian gluten-free barley for use in a new beer it plans to sell at retail. (Radeberger Gruppe KG, Frankfurt)

Brewers toast Australian gluten-free barley

Sydney | Reuters — Australian scientists say they have developed the world’s first WHO-approved “gluten-free” barley, a breakthrough for global beer manufacturers. They have had to use alternatives to barley such as rice and sorghum to brew gluten-free beer. Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) said April 8 it had sold 70 tonnes […] Read more


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Malting barley list released

List has new, higher-yielding varieties that have the greatest likelihood of being selected for malting


Reading Time: < 1 minute The Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre has released its list of recommended malting barley varieties for the 2015-16 crop year. The recommendations are based on varieties the industry has indicated will have the greatest likelihood of being selected by grain and malting companies for both domestic and export markets from the 2015 harvest. Members of […] Read more