MAGB AGM & Annual Luncheon 2016

MAGB AGM and Annual Event 2016

Guests and Members of the Maltsters' Association of Great Britain enjoyed an excellent day in the historic surroundings of The Armourers Hall, London where their AGM and Annual Luncheon was held this year on Tuesday 1st November 2016.

On conclusion of official business members welcomed their guests for coffee before proceedings started with presentations.  The first given by our chairman Mr Roger Woodley covered the work of the malting industry via its Committees over the last year.  view here

Mr Roger Woodley, Bairds Malt Ltd
Chairman of MAGB

The second was given by Mr Graydon Chong, Rabobank, who spoke enthusiastically about the grain commodities markets with a forward look at the effects Brexit may have on these markets. view here

Mr Graydon Chong, Rabobank with
Mr Woodley, MAGB Chairman

A reception followed where members and their guests enjoyed a selection of fine beers supplied by several brewers (Hook Norton; St Austell; Purity; Timothy Taylors; St Peters).


This year’s Annual Luncheon saw 66 members and guests of the malting industry dine in the beautiful historic surroundings of the Armourers’ Hall in London.  The Chairman commenced proceedings saying Grace.

Again we had a different beer to complement each course of the meal. These were provided by St Austell, Brewdog and Tyne Bank breweries.

On conclusion of an excellent meal the Chairman, Mr Woodley, introduced our guest speaker Guy Smith, National Farmers Union, who gave an interesting and sometimes entertaining speech.

The Chairman thanked Guy Smith for his address and concluded the day’s business stating he looked forward to continuing to work with everyone in the future.

A range of fine Scotch Whiskies were provided by Distiller Maltsters Diageo Scotland Ltd and Highland Distillers Plc


Mr Guy Smith
National Farmers Union