Simpsons Malt

Simpsons Malt United Kingdom

"150 years, 5 generations, 1 home of good malt."

"The art of making good malt out of poor barley has yet to be discovered."

Celebrating 150 years in 2012, Simpsons Malt is a family-owned independent maltster providing premium malt to the brewing, distilling and food industries worldwide. Managed by the 5th generation of the Simpsons family, the company remains focused on its core malting business, investing in excess of £80 million over the last 25 years.

Headquartered in the historic town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, it is an area famous for its barley. The company's other maltings is situated at Tivetshall St. Margaret in the heart of the English barley growing county of Norfolk.

Simpsons Malt produces in excess of 280,000 tonnes of malt each year therefore, the quality and security of supply is paramount. The company's agricultural and trading arms,McCreath Simpson & Prentice and John Guthrie, procures in excess of 300,000 tonnes of barley each year from farming partners in Scotland and England.  At harvest time, almost 100% of the company's annual barley requirements are stored in quality-assured storage areas.