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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 31, 2019
Product of The Month: Malt Extract

Muntons is know the world over as a manufacturer of the highest-quality malt extract.  Mention malt extract and brewers will recognise this ingredient as something predominantly used in the food and baking industry, as a sweetener, a flavour enhancer or just for its wonderful malt flavour.   There is however a dramatic difference between malt extracts […]

October 31, 2019
Malt of the Month: Torrefied Spelt Flakes

Spelt, or dinkel wheat as it is also known, was originally grown over 5,000 years ago in the middle east.  This low fat, high protein ancient grain has become a popular health food, and more recently is being used as an interesting adjunct craft brewing. With the ongoing growth of craft beer, globally, craft brewers […]

October 31, 2019
Malt of the Month: Toasted Barley Flakes

Muntons toasted barley flakes are un-malted, lightly toasted, pre-gelatinised barley flakes.  Recently introduced into our range of malted and un-malted ingredients, toasted barley flakes can be used in a wide variety of brewing applications. The light toasting of the barley flakes brings an interesting complexity to the flavour and aroma of beers, whilst also adding […]

October 31, 2019
Malt of the Month: Super Pale

This exceptionally pale malt is ideal for brewers looking to create the palest ales possible while still retaining sufficient body to ensure a full mouthfeel.   Super pale has been created with two main point in mind:  As low a colour as possible and the ability to play really well with hops.  By using a specifically […]

October 31, 2019
Malt of the Month: Planet

Planet is Muntons new flagship spring barley variety, now replacing Propino as the most popular spring brewing variety of malting barley grown in the UK.  Planet has proved to so versatile, it has become the most widely grown cereal variety in the world. We are blessed in the UK with arguably the prime climate for […]

October 31, 2019
Malt of the Month: Pilsner Malt

The craft beer movement having concentrated largely on traditional ales, porters and stouts is now showing interest in Lager.  Traditional bottom fermented lagers, matured or ‘lagered’ for weeks or months at low temperatures, develop a character and drinkability far removed from the chill filtered, highly carbonated beers traditionally sold as lager in the UK. Muntons […]

October 31, 2019
Malt of the Month: Mild Malt

We have been making the finest malts for nearly 100 years, and during that time beer styles have come and gone.  One beer style we are particularly happy to see return is traditional British Mild.  The return to fashion of this classic beer style has meant that we could once again make a mild ale […]

October 30, 2019
Malt of the Month: Melanoidin Malt

We are proud to announce the launch of our new Melanoidin Wheat Malt.  This innovation in speciality malt is the result of numerous trials to achieve the perfect balance between an aromatic Maillard product and toasty biscuit notes.  These qualities make this malt an ideal choice for the brewer looking to enhance their beer style […]

October 30, 2019
Malt of the Month: Maris Otter

It is usual for malting barley varieties to be grown for typically five to ten years, until they are superseded by newer, higher yielding and more robust varieties.   Maris Otter however is the exception. Although there have been many varieties with higher yields and extracts, none have managed to remove Maris Otter from its position […]

October 30, 2019
Malt of the Month: Dark Crystal Rye

We offer a wide range of speciality malts ranging from low colour crystals to highly roasted black malts.  One of the more unusual amongst our wide range of speciality malts is Dark Crystal Rye malt which is a particular favourite of ours. This highly aromatic caramelised rye is perfect for adding breadcrust notes and bringing […]

October 30, 2019
Malt of the Month: Cara Malt 10

Cara Malt 10 is Muntons lowest colour crystal malt.  With its light colour and mild flavour, Cara Malt 10 can be added to even the lightest beer styles without affecting the core flavour profile. This malt is designed to bring body, improve mouthfeel and add character to beers, although the degree of effect will depend […]

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 […]