Owned by GrainCorp, Canada Malting is a malt producer located in Calgary, Alberta, and serving the brewing, distilling, and food markets. The company is self-described as the largest malt company in Canada, producing upwards of 400,000 metric tonnes of malt each year.
In July of 2013, the Calgary facility celebrated its 100thanniversary. Along the company’s trajectory is a long and proud tradition of trade unionism, including decades of employees being members of UFCW.
With the explosion of the craft beer market in Canada, and in Alberta in particular, Canada Malting is well-positioned to serve burgeoning consumer demand and continue to provide the base for so many products enjoyed by working people the world over. The fact that this base is union makes it taste all the better.