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2013-12-10 23:19:31

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Japan Beer Market Insights 2013. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Product Synopsis A detailed market research report on the Japan beer industry. Researched and published by Canadean. Introduction and Landscape Why was the report written? This report comprises of high level market research data on the Japan beer industry, published by Canadean. The report covers total market (on- and off-premise) and includes valuable insight and...

2013-10-31 16:27:42

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill Australia Limited announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Joe White Maltings from Glencore International. Philippa Purser, Cargill Australia Managing Director said: "Cargill Australia was recently informed by the Foreign Investment Review Board that the Federal Government had no objections to the acquisition and we have now concluded the transaction." "Through its investments over many years, Cargill...

2013-09-06 16:23:18

WINNIPEG, Sept. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - As the 2013 grain harvest gets under way it is important for grain producers to take steps now to reduce potential insect infestations in stored grain, according to the Canadian Grain Commission. "Although this year was not as warm as the preceding summer, there is ample potential for stored grain insects to infest bins as grain comes in from harvest," explains Brent Elliott, Infestation Control and Sanitation Officer. Before harvest Even...

2013-08-05 04:21:56

Agreement underscores Cargill's long-term commitment to success of Australian agriculture MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill Australia Limited today confirmed that Glencore International has accepted its offer to purchase Joe White Maltings. The sales agreement is subject to certain regulatory approvals and the parties expect to complete the transaction prior to the end of 2013. According to Philippa Purser, Cargill Australia Managing Director, Joe White...

2013-03-20 08:28:45

Lowers cholesterol, easy-to-use, made in Canada - check it out at www.GoBarley.com CALGARY, March 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Barley is finally getting the recognition it deserves with a new consumer website--www.GoBarley.com--a one-stop-shop for everything barley. The website features over 60 brand new recipes from mains dishes to desserts, as well as a series of barley "how to videos" and multiple blog posts from nutritionists and foodies. Aimed at showing consumers just how versatile...

2012-12-13 12:19:16

As one of the top 10 barley producers in the world, Canada faces a problem of adapting to the 'new normal' of a warmer, drier climate. The 2012 growing season was considered an average year on the Canadian Prairies, "but we still had a summer water deficit, and it is that type of condition we are trying to work with," said Scott Chang, a professor of soil science in the University of Alberta's Department of Renewable Resources in Edmonton, Canada. Chang teamed with fellow crop scientist...

2012-07-27 10:22:33

WINNIPEG, July 27, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission announces the introduction of new food class of Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern that will come into effect on August 1, 2012. At the same time, the hulless class for Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern will be removed. Hulless and covered grades will be included for all classes of barley: food, malting and general purpose. Other grading changes that take effect August 1, 2012, include: -- Revised...

2012-07-06 10:23:17

WINNIPEG, July 6, 2012 /CNW/ - On August 1, 2012, the Canadian Grain Commission is revising barley classification to highlight barley's potential for a diverse range of end uses, including food products. "Changing how barley is classed is an example of the valuable work done by the Western Standards Committee and demonstrates the flexibility of our system," explains Elwin Hermanson, Chair of the Western Standards Committee and Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission....

Did Sumerians Really Produce Beer?
2012-01-18 05:57:08

Even though there is evidence of Ancient Sumerians having the ingredients to make beer - barley, malt and emmer (a type of wheat) - there is no textual evidence of the processes used to make the mysterious brew. Peter Damerow (1939-2011), a historian of science and cuneiform writing from the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, examined the beer brewing technologies of the Sumerians in a scholarly paper, casting doubt on the myth that what they brewed was even beer....

2011-09-14 07:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, the beer industry has continued its declines and lost 1.9% to total 2.8 billion cases. According to the Beverage Information Group's recently released 2011 Beer Handbook, continued declines in the Light segment continue to contribute to the overall losses in the industry. This segment has seen declines amongst its core brands and is only seeing pockets of growth from newly introduced line extensions. Despite the...