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Everything You Need To Know About Barley

The prominence of gluten-free diets has risen over the years and traditional grains have gotten somewhat of a bad rap. As they fall from grace, ancient varieties have been lifted up in their place. Grains like quinoa, kamut, and freekeh have become popular by offering lofty health claims, easy prep, and trendy names that impress house guests. Among the rush

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Laois man scoops top prize from Guinness

Eugene Ryan from Ballycarroll, Portlaoise has been announced as the winner of the inaugural Guinness Sustainability Award at the 2021 Irish Malting Barley Awards. The annual awards, which have been run since 1954, acknowledge excellence in malting barley production as well as promoting sustainability in the supply chain. Organised by Boortmalt, one of the largest producers of malted barley in

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AB-Inbev bets on new barley variants to boost African beer-making capacity

CALEDON, South Africa, Nov 18 (Reuters) – South African Breweries (SAB), part of Anheuser Busch InBev, is betting new drought-resistant barley varieties will help it maintain record annual production in its major domestic beer market and meet demand elsewhere on the continent, officials said. The world’s largest brewer is betting hi-tech natural cultivars and enhanced farming techniques in Africa will

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