Canadian malting barley is known around the world for its high quality. BMBRI supports this leadership position by helping to ensure new Canadian malting barley varieties meet the premium standards of BMBRI members and their customers. This enables the production of a steady supply of preferred malting barley varieties for BMBRI members, allowing them to deliver top-value malt and beer to customers in Canada and around the globe.
BMBRI’s activities build upon three pillars: Research & Development, Evaluation and Communication. Key activities are at the pre-commercial level and take on several forms, including:
Strong industry membership is the foundation of BMBRI, providing the resources and expertise necessary to critically evaluate new malting barley varieties and identify industry needs. BMBRI currently (as of March 2010) represents nine leading North American maltsters and brewers.
BMBRI Malting and Brewing Industry Members in 2013-14
|Anheuser-Busch InBev||New Belgium Brewing Company Inc.|
|Big Rock Brewery||Prairie Malt Limited|
|Canada Malting Co.||Rahr Malting Canada Ltd|
|Great Western Brewing Company Ltd.||Sierra Nevada|
|Malteurop North America Inc.||Sleeman Breweries|
|Moosehead Breweries Ltd.|
Membership is open to domestic or international malting and brewing companies or groups with an interest in the Canadian malting barley, malt and brewing industry. (click for more information on membership values and opportunities).
Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute
President and CEO: Michael Brophy