May 7, 2024

Muntons has been honoured with a prestigious King’s Award for Sustainable Development, recognising its excellence in world leading sustainability initiatives. The Suffolk-based malting company who supplies products to the into the food & soft drinks, brewing and distilling industries. The award recognises the monumental efforts taken to reduce their environmental impact both up- and downstream […]

May 1, 2024

Muntons, Northern Monk and Toast teamed up to brew a low carbon beer using regenerative grain and surplus bread to celebrate Earth Day 2024. Using regenerative barley from Muntons, and fresh, surplus bread supplied by Toast, this 5.0% Pale Ale, One for the Earth, commemorates Earth Day, an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental […]

March 22, 2024
Muntons clinches 3rd gold in recognition of their sustainability efforts at RMI Conference Brewing Supply Awards 2024

Muntons has been honoured with the coveted Gold Award for Maltsters under c.350t per annum at the RMI Conference Brewing Supply Awards in Rome. This achievement, announced on March 7, 2024, showcases Muntons' commitment to sustainability and innovation within the global brewing supply chain.  The awards are regarded as a benchmark for excellence in the brewing […]

March 15, 2024
Muntons named SIBA Sustainable Business at BeerX UK

Muntons were announced winners of the SIBA Sustainable Business award on Wednesday 13th March at this year’s BeerX UK event. The award recognises businesses that take the ethics of environmental awareness and sustainable business operation way beyond the norm and minimise environmental impact. The award celebrated just some of the sustainability achievements from Muntons over […]

September 21, 2023
Muntons Homebrew Kits Rated by BBC's Countryfile Magazine

Muntons homebrew kits have always provided an easy way to start home brewing with little equipment or experience as well as a fun way to explore different flavours and beer styles. Now we're seeing them top the charts in terms of quality and experience with the likes of BBC Countryfile rating our own limited edition […]

January 26, 2023
Muntons Recognised in Top 1% Globally for Sustainability

Muntons has once again been awarded the highest rating of Platinum by the world's most trusted sustainability ratings platform, EcoVadis for 2023. Having been awarded a platinum medal in 2022, Muntons is delighted to have been recognised as moving their sustainability programmes on further to achieve the highest rating once again for 2023 with even […]

November 28, 2022
Radical Approach to Growing Barley Developed Between Global Giant, Suntory and UK Maltster, Muntons.

  The Suntory Group, headquartered in Osaka and with a diverse global portfolio of consumer beverages including whisky, beer, gin and soft drinks, has signed up to an innovative regenerative agriculture trial with Suffolk based maltster, Muntons plc, to explore how barley can be grown in a more sustainable way to reduce Green House Gas […]

September 26, 2022
Muntons Launch PlantMalt for Clean, Plant-Based Food Full of Flavour

Muntons Launch PlantMalt for Clean, Plant-Based Food Full of Flavour The plant-based market is booming but the challenges of meeting consumers’ high expectations in matching meat-based counterparts is keeping innovators busy. Working with an industry expert consultant and pulling on their own extensive knowledge of malt, Muntons is launching PlantMalt to help manufacturers achieve their […]

August 1, 2022
Muntons Helps Brewers Punch Above Their Weight in Fast-Growing Alcohol-Free Market

2022 Global Brewing Supply Award winners, Muntons, launched their Premium Alcohol Free Malt Extract back in March 2021 with the goal of helping all brewers easily produce 0% ABV beers that didn’t just taste good as alcohol-free beers, but tasted great as beers in their own right. Now it is more important than ever to […]

May 11, 2022
Muntons' Managing Director, Mark Tyldesley, listed on 2022 Suffolk 100.

The people and organisations helping shape the future of Suffolk have been recognised in the new edition of the Suffolk 100. First produced by Archant in 2010, the Suffolk 100 profiles those who make a difference in the county. The 2022 edition features senior business leaders from many of the county’s largest firms, which make […]

May 10, 2022
Bring the Magic of Tap Rooms Home with Muntons.

Having not had access to brewery tap rooms for much of the last two years, any intrepid craft beer lover has missed being the first to share in brewers’ innovations.  This has inspired award-winning maltster and developer of leading home brewing beer kits, Muntons, to give you a way to bring the joy of the […]

March 31, 2022
Proud Winners of the Prestigious Cow Bell Award for Global Brewing Supplier 2022

Muntons is delighted to be bringing the prestigious Cow Bell Award back to their global headquarters in Stowmarket having, once again, scooped Global Brewing Supplier of the Year at the 11th World Barley, Beer and Malt conference held in Antwerp, Belgium in March. The Global Brewing Supply Awards recognise excellence in the supply of malt […]

March 7, 2022
International Women's Day 2022

Wioleta Butrynowska - Malt Extract Shift Leader Muntons I have worked for Muntons for 13 years now as a Shift Leader in the malt production plant and mill. Juggling shift work with family life can sometimes present its challenges but once you have the routine of a work life balance set up it becomes much […]

March 4, 2022
Muntons enjoys another A Rating for Supplier Engagement on Sustainability

Muntons is delighted to be given the rating of A- for Supplier Engagement on Sustainability by the CDP.  We are extremely proud of how actively engaged we are with our supply chain championing sustainability as one of our core business values. Technical and Sustainability Director for Muntons, Nigel Davies, comments, "This is the second time […]

February 10, 2022
Celebrating Women in Science

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science 11th February 2022 Ever wondered how our food and drinks look and taste so good? It's not magic. It's science.  Well, with a little help from the magic ingredient of malt. We talked to Ebony-Rose Grant-Knox, who works for Muntons as a Laboratory Quality Control Analyst. […]

February 7, 2022
Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 7th -13th February 2022

Behind great malt, you will find great people. At Muntons we have always understood the importance of our people in delivering the best products and services to our customers. In order to ensure our production team is made up of the best in the business we support their entire career journey. As we celebrate Apprenticeships […]

February 3, 2022
Time to Talk Day 2022 - Michael's Story

Today, Thursday 3 February 2022, is Time to Talk Day. Mind and Rethink Mental Illness have co-organised the awareness day, and it’s a day about encouraging friends, families, and colleagues to talk to each other about their mental health. Muntons and Mental Health With an easy to access Employee Assistance Programme, which provides free services […]

January 31, 2022
Management Changes

Nigel Davies, Director of Technical and Sustainability, is to step-down from Muntons on 5th April, following a tenure of almost a quarter of a century. Leaving in the spring, Nigel will move on to focus on his consultancy and will continue to be a sustainability advisor to the 100-year-old maltster. The long-standing Director has been […]

January 17, 2022
Muntons Receives Platinum Sustainability Rating by EcoVadis

We're delighted to announce that EcoVadis has awarded us a platinum medal in sustainability performance. This rating puts us in the top 1% of global companies assessed and further highlights us as a leader in sustainability. EcoVadis is the world's largest independent corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating agency and assesses over 85,000 businesses in 160 […]

December 22, 2021
Coronavirus Update

CORONAVIRUS 2019-nCoV STATEMENT Update December 2021 We have put in place measures designed to take care of our team members at Muntons and our partners in the supply chain. We have aligned our guidance with the UK Government's advice to ensure that we play our part in helping contain and delay the spread of the […]

November 19, 2021
International Men’s Day 2021 - Matthew's Mental Health Story

Trigger Warning - the following piece talks about death by suicide and cancer.  Each year, communities around the world honour International Men’s Day on 19 November. The emphasis of the day is to showcase men who make a positive difference to society and focus on men’s health and wellbeing issues. At Muntons, we’re once again […]

November 8, 2021
Another Sustainability Award for Muntons!

Sustainability Initiative of the Year Award Muntons, the 100-year-old manufacturer and supplier of malt and malted ingredients, has won the Baking Industry Awards' newest category: the Sustainability Initiative of the Year Award (sponsored by Macphie), for its bio-energy plant at its Stowmarket site. The maltster's biomass heating system, along with the co-generation of electricity, represents Muntons' commitment […]

November 8, 2021
Wellbeing Buddies Scheme Launched at Muntons

On World Mental Health Day 2021, we introduced team members to the first group of volunteers who've signed up to be our Wellbeing Buddies. The scheme, which is the first of its kind at Muntons, saw a recruitment drive launched during Mental Health Awareness Week in May. Since then, ten team members have kindly agreed […]

September 28, 2021
Muntons at 100

Muntons, the Stowmarket based malt and malted ingredient manufacturer, is kicking off a year of celebrations in honour of its 100th year in business. The maltster plans to mark its anniversary with a series of commemorative events to celebrate the business’ longevity. Plans include gifts and a family fun day for team members, an Olympic […]

September 20, 2021
Sustainability Award for Muntons

Muntons has been presented with the Environmental Leadership Award at the 2021 Food and Drink Federation's awards, for its latest in sustainability innovation, a bio-energy plant at its Cedars Maltings headquarters in Stowmarket! The ceremony has returned to the Royal Lancaster this month (16 September) for the first time since 2019, to celebrate everything that […]

September 15, 2021
Muntons to support sustainable barley trial

HEINEKEN UK is launching an innovative trial to explore how one of the main ingredients of beer, barley, can be grown in a more sustainable way to help reduce CO2 emissions. The trial is a collaborative effort between HEINEKEN UK, malt supplier Muntons, supply chain consultancy Future Food Solutions and Yorkshire-based barley farmers. In the […]

August 4, 2021
The First Deliveries Of 2021's Harvest Have Arrived!

Monday 2 August marked the day we received the first harvest delivery day of the year at Stowmarket. A day which is important for us, our farmers and customers alike. As is the tradition since 1978, we have written the date down on a girder inside our intake building to celebrate the first crop deliveries of […]

May 21, 2021
Learning at Work Week 2021 - Kickstart Scheme at Muntons

New Team Members Join Muntons Thanks to Government Kickstart Scheme The Kickstart Scheme Muntons, one of the country’s leading suppliers of brewing and distilling malts and malted ingredients, has joined forces with the Department for Work and Pensions, as a Kickstart Scheme Employer. The scheme supports 16 to 24-year-olds who've been in long-term unemployment and are […]

May 4, 2021
Muntons Crop Report April 2021

The grain team at our headquarters in Stowmarket has reviewed the current crop situation and released the following report.   To view full crop report Click Here

February 10, 2021
National Apprenticeship Week 2021

Apprenticeships aren’t just for school leavers. How Muntons is creating the leaders of the future with its apprenticeship scheme. Muntons has been running its current apprenticeship scheme, better known as the management trainee programme with the West Suffolk College, since 2017. Ellie Smith, who’s been with Muntons for 11 years, is currently completing her Institute […]

December 24, 2020
2020 Review and Thanks

As we wrap up our 99th year, we wanted to take some time to not only reflect on the achievements we’ve made and the obstacles we’ve faced, but also offer our gratitude and thanks to our customers. We know this has been a very tough year for many businesses throughout the industries that we support. […]

December 18, 2020
Muntons Set to Decarbonise 100 Million Kilowatt Hours of Heat with New Energy Centre

Muntons, the UK’s leading malt product manufacturer and distributor, is set to slash its carbon emissions by 23,545 tonnes per year in an exciting new partnership which will see a 14MW biomass boiler installed at its Stowmarket site. The project is being led by AMP Clean Energy which will operate the energy and steam supply […]

December 1, 2020
Muntons recommends teams at home to put mental health first.

Muntons, one of the country’s leading supplier of brewing and distilling malts and malted ingredients has kicked off a working from home wellbeing programme. The maltster, which is based in Stowmarket and has sites in Bridlington, the USA and Thailand, is encouraging team members to take time away from their screens by rolling out a […]

November 9, 2020
Malt versus Sugar – What are the issues in relation to nutritional content and health claims? By Dr Nigel Davies, Director of Technical and Sustainability, Muntons, UK

The Sugar Dilemma - There is a growing lobby of people seeking to control the amount of sugar included in a balanced human diet. Often when one component of the diet is singled out for attention those involved in nutritional or medical research take strongly entrenched views that are difficult to understand for those buying […]

November 3, 2020
An important message to our customers and channel partners.

On Saturday 31 October, Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, announced that as of Thursday 5 November, England will be placed under a second COVID-19 lockdown. These measures will last at least until Wednesday 2 December. Muntons’ manufacturing operations are not affected by these new rules and we will continue to operate safely […]

October 6, 2020
Muntons Invest in New Energy Centre

Generating energy locally... Working in conjunction with AMP Clean Energy, Muntons, the Stowmarket based malt and malted ingredient manufacturer, has signed an agreement to install a new Energy Centre at their site in Stowmarket. The new energy centre will be located in the North-West corner of their site and will include a Biomass boiler, a […]

September 8, 2020
Secretary of State for International trade discusses Brexit deal with Muntons

On Friday 4th September Liz Truss the Secretary of State for International Trade along with Muntons local MP Jo Churchill visited the company to meet with Mark Tyldesley, Muntons Managing Director, and Neil Pearmain, Muntons Ingredients Sales Director, to discuss concerns over possible Brexit outcomes. During the course of the visit, the Minister was given […]

May 18, 2020
Muntons make more than malt

Making malt is not enough for one UK maltster.  Muntons based in Stowmarket, Suffolk, have just announced that they have reached a genuine milestone having generated 10 million Kilowatt hours of electricity since opening their Anaerobic Digester (AD) plant in 2015, enough electricity to power 2,000 average sized homes every year. Muntons AD plant has […]

May 4, 2020
Muntons leads the way in sustainability

Muntons is proud to be the first maltster to commit to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap coordinated in the UK by WRAP, a not for profit organisation and IGD research and training charity. Muntons, the malt and malted ingredient manufacturer based in Stowmarket, Suffolk, have long been recognised as the leader in sustainability within the […]

April 7, 2020
Coronavirus Update

The measures we have put in place are designed to take care of our colleagues at Muntons and our partners in the supply chain. We have aligned our guidance with the UK government advice to ensure that we play our part in helping contain and delay the spread of the coronavirus.

November 28, 2019
£6.4 million investment in new Peating Plant

Muntons the malted ingredient and malt manufacturer based in Stowmarket Suffolk and Bridlington in North Yorkshire has officially opened a new £6.4 million Peating plant in Yorkshire. The plant is situated in a remote rural area in the Yorkshire Wold around an hour from our Bridlington maltings which produces over 100,000 tonnes of malt a […]

November 28, 2019
Muntons launch EasySour™ to the craft brewing market

Beer drinkers these days seem to be drinking less but drinking better, served by the growing number of craft breweries and the increasing diversity of beer styles on offer to the beer aficionado.  Amongst the raft of delicious new beers available is a steadily growing trend towards beer ‘sours’ which have proved to be particularly […]

November 28, 2019
Muntons customers take top honours

Muntons Malt customers clean up at Scottish Beer Awards Muntons, the maltster and malted ingredient manufacturer, recently hosted a table of Scottish craft brewing customers at the annual Scottish Beer Awards held in Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on 19th September, an event organised by KD Media, attracting over three hundred brewers and representatives at the ceremony. […]

November 28, 2019
Muntons gain AEO status

Muntons take steps to limit impact of hard Brexit As uncertainty continues surrounding the outcome of Brexit, one local company has taken the decision to mitigate potential risks by applying for and achieving Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status through HM Revenue and Customs. Muntons, manufacturers of malt and malted ingredients based in Stowmarket have successfully […]

November 28, 2019
£4.5 million investment at Stowmarket plant

Muntons the malted ingredient and malt manufacturer based in Stowmarket Suffolk has just announced a £4.5million investment in their local plant to Increase their malt extract capacity. A new 27-metre high building is being constructed on their Stowmarket site to house the new multi stage evaporator, which will demand involvement from both local design, mechanical […]

November 28, 2019
Muntons take full ownership of their Thailand plant

Originally constructed as a Joint Venture operation, on 22nd March 2019 Muntons completed the full purchase of their malted ingredients vacuum band drying manufacturing plant in Thailand. The plant is now wholly owned by Muntons PLC and the facility is called Muntons Ingredients (Thailand) Limited. The purchase cements our position as a global manufacturer and […]

October 30, 2019
Brexit Statement – Update

In light of the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, we are doing all we can to mitigate any potential risks which may arise. To that end, we are currently working hard to achieve an HMRC recognised accreditation which will enable us to become an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO).  This is a status which exists across the UK […]