Based at Bishops Waltham in Hampshire, the trading portfolio has always been combinable crops, seed and fertiliser, from the outset establishing an acclaimed reputation right across the industry for innovative and progressive initiatives within the grain supply chain.
Warminster Malt has once again just scooped the ultimate brewing accolade by being the malt of choice for this year’s Supreme Champion Beer of Britain, as judged at the Great British Beer Festival at Olympia on Tuesday 6th August. Surrey Hills Brewery, of Dorking, a long standing customer of Warminster Maltings, took the prize with its Best Bitter “Shere Drop”.8/08/2019
Jonathan Arnold spent last week taking in breath taking scenery and first class Maris Otter crops in Devon and Cornwall. Tim Cox from Devon grows Maris Otter for Otter Brewery and Charlie Watson-Smyth Grows Maris Otter for St. Austell Brewery, both with the support of Simpsons Malt and Robin Appel Ltd.15/07/2019
On the 20th June, Nick Matthews, of Robin Appel Ltd, drove across to West Sussex to host a meeting of farmers and brewers anxious to promote the ‘local produce’ label. Edward Tupper started growing Maris Otter barley for us on his farm near Petworth, West Sussex, just 2 years ago, and Miles Jenner, managing director of long established brewers Harvey’s of Lewes, has always said if you can produce my favourite barley variety local to the brewery, then count me in.15/07/2019
Bimber Distillery had their annual visit to look at the barley destined for their malt which makes all their spirits.2/07/2019
The evening will involve discussing all things malting barley with a host of experts including Jonathan Roberts, Barley Procurement and Risk Manager, Boortmalt UK.5/06/2019
The highly influential ‘The Grocer’ magazine, reporting on the William Reed food shows at the NEC in Birmingham in early April, described no shortage of “ambition and innovation” amongst the new food and drink products on show. But, according to ‘The Grocer’, one product in particular stood out as having real potential to take on the big players in its category.16/05/2019
What a difference a year makes! This time last year we were still in the grip of a cold, wet spell and the damaging legacy of the ‘beast from the east’. Water tables were full and a lot of land remained to be sown with much of it not being drilled until well into May.25/04/2019