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The province’s craft distillery sector doesn’t use a lot of grain, but if it’s getting a tax break, it should buy local, says Alberta Wheat and Barley.

Producers aren’t toasting tax change for small distillers

Province changes rule so small-scale distillers no longer have to source grain from Alberta

Reading Time: 3 minutes A provincial government decision to allow small distillers to source grain from outside Alberta is having “unintended consequences” on the province’s cereal growers. “In any value-added strategy, you need to have a focus on acquiring your product from the local producers,” said Tom Steve, general manager of Alberta Wheat and Barley. “So if we’re going […] Read more