October 2017

Simply the BEST is a team effort

2017-10-04T09:51:11+00:00 October 4th, 2017|people|

Who are the people behind BESTMALZ? How does each and every one of them help to ensure that we make top-quality products every day that reach our customers on time? We wanted to make their efforts visible – and launched a quality campaign “Simply the BEST is a team effort”. As part of the campaign, [...]

July 2017

“If you make a mistake at the beginning, nothing will come of it” – all you need to know about growing barley

2017-07-22T14:33:03+00:00 July 14th, 2017|people|

Ernst-Otto and Claudia Rüdinger from Wallertheim grow barley, the grain used by BESTMALZ to make its quality malts. They also produce wine – at first glance an unusual combination, but not uncommon in Rhine-Hesse. Wine and barley have similar requirements: They both need plenty of warmth, sunshine, and soil that does not need much rain. [...]

May 2017

March 2017

“A love of beer helps in this job”

2017-03-09T09:15:44+00:00 March 9th, 2017|people|

One would think that high-quality malt such as BESTMALZ’s would more or less sell itself. But of course that is not the case. This is why Joachim Sandel travels through Germany and Switzerland for BESTMALZ AG taking care of existing customers and gaining new ones. The editors at BESTMALZblog chatted [...]

February 2017

December 2016

Turning barley into malt – Part 2: Logistics

2017-01-30T01:29:25+00:00 December 9th, 2016|people|

In the first part of our mini-series about BESTMALZ’s production site in Wallertheim, we explained why strict quality management is so important in malt production. Now we will be taking a look at logistics – after all, that was one important reason for acquiring the site in 1987. Its convenient proximity [...]

October 2016

Turning barley into malt – Part 1

2017-01-30T01:29:27+00:00 October 17th, 2016|people|

Do you know what happens in a malthouse, from the moment the barley is delivered to when the finished malt is dispatched? How many people are involved, and what different aspects have to be taken into account? Around 1,200 visitors came to the open day at BESTMALZ’s Wallertheim facility at the [...]

April 2016

The Malt Jugglers

2017-01-30T01:29:30+00:00 April 29th, 2016|people, BESTMALZ around the globe|

They make sure that each customer gets the malt they ordered from us – and much else besides: Every morning, the dedicated members of the BESTMALZ® customer service team do all they can to satisfy customers’ requests, ship container loads of malt around the globe, above all keep track of everything [...]

January 2016

New Management Team Pushing Forward German Family Business

2017-01-30T01:29:39+00:00 January 19th, 2016|people|

Organizational changes in leading German malt manufacturer BESTMALZ AG wholly owned subsidiary of Heidelberg based Palatia Malz GmbH announces that it has increased its management team by two members. In preparation for further growth, innovation and internationalization the family owners have elected two additional Board Members in December 2015. Also, wide ranging structural changes have [...]