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  • Bentley Receives Malt Approval

    October 31st, 2013

    By Sheena Pitura

    CANTERRA SEEDS celebrated a major milestone for its Bentley barley variety today. The variety, which has received rave reviews throughout its testing stages, today was listed on the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) elite Recommended Malting Barley Varieties List.  Bentley is the first malt barley variety bred by...

  • Meanwhile, back in the lab

    October 28th, 2013

    By Sheena Pitura

    After harvest, our team has thousands of samples to process. This year there are over 10,000 samples stacked neatly in our warehouse. At an average of 100 samples processed per day, the analysis of samples takes months to pull together.I see the group downstairs at coffee breaks, or around the...

  • Our Research & Product Development Program

    October 21st, 2013

    By Dr. Erin Armstrong

    One of the things that separates CANTERRA SEEDS is our in-house Research & Product Development program. In this program our team manages thousands of research plots of different lines (pre-varieties) and commercial varieties. These genetics come from breeding programs in Canada and around the world. The relationships we have...

  • Better Barley, Better Beer

    October 18th, 2013

    By Sheena Pitura

    CANTERRA SEEDS’ Bentley Gets Buzz in Brewing Industry CANTERRA SEEDS’ Bentley malting barley variety is set to become the next big thing in the craft brewing, according to a leading beer-industry scientist. Darren Smith is a Managing Partner with RMI Analytics, a company that specializes in consulting services...

  • Media Buzz for Bentley

    October 18th, 2013

    By Sheena Pitura

    Bentley barley has certainly generated some buzz over the past few years. Check out these stories from around the web:Barley bred in Alberta, October 2013Canada Malting puts new variety into production, April 2013Bentley barley worth the wait, October 2009Farmers, malters like the looks of Bentley, October 2008

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