30 June 1995

Wanted:low grade malting barley

A NICHE market for high specific weight, low grade malting barley has emerged, with Whitworths seeking 2000t of CPB Twyford variety Intro for pearl and flaking uses. Whitworth barley buyer Dennis Illingworth reckons many malting barleys are too small grained. "By the time the skin is removed, theres nothing left."