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.
What a year it would be to win it – late sown, hot, dry growing season but chalk soils have produced some really nice samples.8/10/2018
Things quieten down again. As the nights draw in and temperatures drop, it would not be unusual to be battling away with sowing winter crops between low pressure systems rolling in off the Atlantic.8/10/2018
ROBIN APPEL LTD Invites you to our 13th Annual Malting Barley Conference19/09/2018
The volatility continues as the heat increases. It was only 6 weeks or so ago that we were looking at a surplus of malting barley in excess of 1mt in Europe.27/06/2018
Who would believe that we were still struggling to sow some soils only 7-8 weeks ago and now harvest is upon us rather more quickly than anticipated. We are all set to go and look forward to seeing samples as they come in.1/06/2018
Have Faith, the forecast looks drier (if not a bit colder) from the weekend onwards. As you know conditions are far more important than calendar date, so although we are later than in the previous few years, as long as the forecast holds true most light land barley will be in and up before the end of March.1/03/2018
Robin Appel, chief executive of Robin Appel Ltd, the Bishop’s Waltham based grain merchant, has just been honoured by the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group, represented by more than 300 members of the House of Commons and House of Lords.2/08/2016