United Malt reaps more cost pain from drought, energy, freight

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
August 1 2022 - 8:00pm
United Malt Group's North American maltster operations have been hit by high production costs due to drought, freight delays and high energy consumption and costs.

Australian-based United Malt Group is recruiting new senior management and appointing an extra North American board director after conceding its global financial performance will fall well below expectations this year.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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