Join us at the BFBi Technical Trade Talks Day to be held on 13th November at Syngenta Seeds, Bracknell.
Presentation will include;
An Update of the 2013 Hop Crop – Paul Corbett, Charles Faram & Co Ltd
Paul has been Managing Director of Charles Faram & Co Ltd since 1996 after originally joining the company in 1989 (25 years this year!). He is chairman of the Hop Merchants Association and Chairman of the IBD Hop Industry Committee. He has been National Chairman for the BFBi (2009-2011).
A Review of the 2013 UK Malting Barley Crop – Steve Le Poidevin, Crisp Malting Group
Following a prolonged wet winter and cold spring, the outcome of the 2013 malting barley crop has been widely debated, and with this review I hope to be able to be able to reveal the true results!
Hop Scratch and Sniff Interactive Demo – Ali Capper
Ali will be showcasing some of the best hop samples from this season’s crop, explaining the importance of the lupulin glands at the base of the hop flower and the flavour notes they impart. Delegates will be invited to roll up their sleeves and join in the scratch & sniff of the hops to see what aroma notes they can identify.
Sustainable Malting Barley Breeding – Heinrich Maubach, Global Malting Barley Manager
Heinrich has been involved with the breeding industry since the early 80’s, as a technical and then product manager for both malting barley and hybrid barley in Germany. In 2011 Heinrich moved to become European technical marketing manager for malting barley and took on the Global role at the beginning of the year.
This event is free of charge to brewers and will include refreshments and lunch. Space is limited and reservations will be made on a ‘first come, first served’ basis, maximum 2 attendees per brewery.
Please contact BFBi by clicking here to book your place or call Charlotte Hall on 01902 422303.