Maris Otter barley in field
The craft beer market has rocketed in recent years, providing a rapidly growing market for specialist malting barley growers and renewed life for an old favourite variety Maris Otter. This growth give great opportunities for malting barley growers, with demand for niche varieties such as Maris Otter growing year-on-year, helped by a near £80/t premium over feed barley. Although the two-row winter barley is celebrating its 50th year, production has doubled since 2010. Smaller breweries grew their production by almost 16% […]