Formally incorporated in 1998, the Malting Industry Association of Canada (MIAC) represents four member companies who process more than one million tonnes of malting barley each year, in six plants located in Canada's four westernmost provinces.

Prairie Malt Limited

Processing 220,000 metric tonnes of barley each year, Prairie Malt is MIAC’s second largest member.  Established in 1974, the company is proud of its tradition of putting a high value on its product and its people. Operating under the management of the Saskatchewan government from 1977 to 1989, the Biggar plant was purchased as a joint venture between Schreier Malting Company and the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool.  In 1998, Cargill Inc. purchased Schreier’s controlling interest in the company.  The Wheat Pool – Canada’s largest agricultural marketing cooperative – merged with Agricore United in 2008 to form Viterra Inc., now a minority shareholder of Prairie Malt Limited.  With the reach of Cargill Inc. – 11 malt plants in nine countries on three continents – Prairie Malt has a global vantage point.  Its equipment and processing options combine the best of Canadian and international know-how and experience.

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We are committed to meeting the needs of our customers by providing a superior quality product, service and support. We are a world leader in malting barley development, and the advantages for investing in the Canada Brand are numerous and hold significant validity.

Phil de Kemp, President

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