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Proximity Malt, 10-08-2021

Summary: A historically inadequate 2021 crop in North America; record-low carry-over stocks; related price increases in crude oil, natural gas & coal pitted against firm global demand for both feed and malting quality barley – all give rise to higher raw material costs in malt production. Indications from growers and… Read more

Proximity Malt, 09-21-2021

What does product innovation look like at Proximity Malt? Who are we innovating for, and what are our key objectives? The answer to these questions is embedded in our promise to customers – we are a ‘new-generation malt company leading the way in providing a full range of malts and… Read more

Proximity Malt, 07-21-2021

July 20th, 2021 As we head into the heart of crop 2021 growing season for spring malting barley and wheat, one of the most dramatic weather situations—extreme heat and drought in the northern tier regions–dominates the story, at least in North America. Growing conditions across Europe are adequate to keep… Read more

Proximity Malt, 07-06-2021

As we have a habit of saying, Proximity does not only mean geography.  Given that the malting process and its biochemical outcomes are the beginning of the brewing process, for us, proximity also means sharing our knowledge and expertise. We want to help you and your brew team understand the… Read more

Proximity Malt, 05-12-2021

May 12, 2021 Crop Overview According to the March 31 Planting Intentions report issued by AMBA (American Malting Barley Association), for 2021, farmers are planning to plant 1% less acreage compared to 2020. While this is a small decrease, the trend is clear: In total, 2021 barley plantings are the… Read more

Proximity Malt, 03-18-2021

One of our most popular non-barley malted products is Malted Oats. With the current trend toward hazy beers and a resurgence in stouts as well, malted oats are a welcomed solution to some age-old problems – stuck mashes, slow run-off and blind filtration, which we explain below. WHY MALTING MATTERS… Read more

Proximity Malt, 03-02-2021

March 5th is National Employee Appreciation Day. At Proximity Malt, we take this as an opportunity to look back on how far we’ve come since we began producing malt in 2017, to take stock of the important role of teamwork and individual effort it’s taken to get to where we… Read more

Proximity Malt, 01-21-2021

We’ve been told that some brewers may roll their eyes at a Valentine’s Day Promotion. But when it comes to a clear, crisp and true-to-style Pilsen Beer, what brewer or brewster’s heart doesn’t skip a beat? It’s time to take advantage of our special Pilsen Malt Promotion, just as you prep your grain… Read more

Proximity Malt, 12-29-2020

With four years under our belts, Proximity is no longer the ‘new’ kid on the North American malt industry scene. And so, as the world enters the third decade of the 21st century – Proximity Malt, while still young, has grown into a confident, respected malt supplier, poised for a… Read more


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