Breun Malting Barley News

27. January 2024

News for USA (Leandra) and Ireland (Gretchen, Florence) USA: We are proud to announce that LEANDRA has been included in the AMBA Recommended List 2024. This is the first BREUN spring barley variety to be included since Scarlett. The American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) Board of Directors annually develops a list of Recommended...
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LEXY recommended for autumn sowing in Germany

22. September 2023

After several years of intensive testing, we now recommend LEXY alongside LEANDRA as another option for autumn sown Spring Barley in Germany. Saatzucht Breun with its distributor Hauptsaaten were the pioneers in the German market to focus on the spring barley autumn sowing. We continue to pursue this strategy with new varieties. In addition...
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New Malt made from the old BREUN variety ALEXIS


New Malt made from the old BREUN variety ALEXIS The Heidelberg-based family business Palatia Malz GmbH, in a joint effort with Saatzucht Josef Breun GmbH & Co. KG, has revived the traditional German malting barley variety Alexis. The malt produced exclusively by Palatia from this time-honored barley variety will now be marketed under the brand name...
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BrauBeviale 2023

November 28-30, 2023 | Exhibition Center, Nürnberg BrauBeviale in Nuremberg is one of the leading capital goods trade fairs for the beverage and beer industry worldwide. For our international sales and distribution team, the fair is a ideal meeting point to discuss results of harvest 2023, BREUNs variety devolpment in malting barley with international brewers and malsters...
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Processing recommendation Berlin Program and CBMO approval in France for LEXY

21.02.2022 Processing recommendation Berlin Program and CBMO approval in France for LEXY

Spring malting barley LEXY, bred by Saatzucht Breun, combines outstanding yields, agronomic characteristics, and disease resistance with excellent processability from grain to beer. The Berlin Program approval, confirmed 8th February 2022, was the most recent hurdle cleared on the way to the variety’s successful international...
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Autumn Sowing: Article in Brauwelt

29.11.2021 Autumn Sowing: Article published in Brauwelt

Focus Regional raw material supply | Brauwelt 48-49 The raw material market is tight with declining malting barley acreage and a global re-sorting of barley and malt flows. Add to this the Corona pandemic, fertilizer regulations and Green Deal for farmers, and the current historically high energy prices. In a...
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