We are committed to working for the entire barley value chain through strategic initiatives. These include coordinating research efforts across Canada to ensure focus and co-operation while reducing duplication and increasing innovation. Read more.  
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    Do you speak beer?

    From Stem to Stein: The Art of Turning Barley into Beer. Remember Rumplestiltskin, the goblin who spun straw into gold? That was impressive, but for a real challenge, try transforming hard little kernels of barley into world-class beer. Read more.
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    Producers and industry members have equal representations at our board table—a first of its kind. The BCC is a united value chain with a unified voice. Together our voices are stronger and our reach is broader. Read More.
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    At Brian Otto’s third-generation family farm east of Warner, experimentation is the norm. Read more.

Latest News

Posted on September 26, 2014
(Calgary, Alberta) September 26, 2014 – The Barley Council of Canada (BCC) is pleased with the conclusion of the Canada-European Union…
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Barley Council of Canada Chair Brian Otto weighs in with Amanda Stephenson at the Calgary Herald on, "Brewers fear malt…
Posted on September 25, 2014
Barley Council of Chair Brian Otto spoke with Matt Dykstra at The Edmonton Sun on "Craft beer prices to go…

Barley Talk

BCC in PEI: Checking In and Reaching Out.

Thanks to modern technology, we can now work 24/7 and never be burdened by those pesky personal encounters with other humanoids. Fortunately, the Barley Council of Canada (BCC) appreciates the power of the personal touch.

That’s why BCC Executive Director Brett Campbell and Garson Law, Research Manager for Alberta Barley, recently visited Prince Edward Island on behalf of their members.

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Barley Tips

Barley Council of Canada runs a national consumer campaign called GoBarley that has become all the rage since 2012. The campaign includes initiatives that are directly related to barley’s Health Claim. “Consumers often forget about barley. Traditional grains like wheat, and… Read More

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Barley Work

The BCC actively gives back to communities across Canada. We believe that philanthropy builds sustainability in agriculture. Let’s build the future for Canada’s agriculture community! Our team participates in multiple charitable events throughout the year. Want to get… Read More

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