With a malting heritage dating back to 1823, Bairds Malt Limited is one of the United Kingdom's premier malt producers. It is a major supplier to the Scotch whisky industry and to major brewers, both domestic and international.
A proud provider of certified Assured UK Malt, Bairds Malt currently produces more than 250,000 tonnes of malt each year. The Arbroath (Scotland) malt plant has recently undergone a significant capacity upgrade 56,000 tonnes of additional capacity has been added to meet growing demand from the distilling sector.
From two malt plants in England and three in Scotland, Bairds Malt produces a complete range of brewing and distilling malts. The Inverness plant is capable of producing a full spectrum of malt products, including peated malts. A dedicated roasting facility at Witham produces a full range of roasted and crystal malts.
At the heart of Bairds Malt’s centuries-old tradition, are the superb malting barley varieties for which the United Kingdom is famous. Through its own merchanting companies – Saxon Agriculture (in East Anglia) and Scotgrain Agriculture, Bairds Malt is able to procure the highest quality English and Scottish barley.