News

- Thursday, July 22, 2021
As part of Rahr’s commitment to sustainability, 2 acres of hybrid poplar trees have been planted at Rahr Malting Co.’s Alix, AB facility to trial re-use of the steeping water that’s a byproduct of the malting process.
- Monday, April 12, 2021
Rahr COO changing of the guard - Jesse Theis Retirement & Appointment of Darren Smith
- Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Effective December 4, 2020, Rahr Corporation has purchased the outstanding 51% of Koda Energy from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and Koda is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Rahr.
- Friday, September 4, 2020
In the Dakota language, “Koda” means friend. To the Earth and the environment, Koda Energy is Shakopee, MN is a great friend to have. Starting with a groundbreaking in September of 2007, Koda Energy was founded as a joint venture between Rahr Malting and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC). The facility began generating electricity in March 2009 and became fully operational in late May 2009. In 2020, Rahr purchased the SMSC's ownership stake, and Koda is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Rahr.
- Monday, August 3, 2020
As a 170-year-old malting company, Rahr Malting Co. seeks to adapt to the developing tastes of the industry, and provide the malts needed for today’s new styles. Which is why Rahr Malting Co. is proud to introduce a new malt to its lineup. Rahr North Star Pils™️ is crafted to meet the requirements of brewers looking for a domestic pilsner malt with low color and low modification.
- Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Thanks to Here For Beer for visiting Rahr Malting Co.'s facility in Alix, Alberta!
- Monday, December 9, 2019
Rahr Malting Co. is happy to share that our Shakopee MN malting facility has recently received FSSC 22000 certification.
- Monday, November 25, 2019
What does it take to bring high-quality, dependable malt to your brewery? Last week we sat down with Aaron Eernisse, the Director of Operations for Malt Production at Rahr Malting Co. to discuss malting and what factors into each kernel.
- Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Thank you to the City of Shakopee and their web series "Think Shakopee Business" for this profile on our company!
- Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Last week on September 11th, the Minnesota-based Bushel Boy Farms broke ground on its new 50-acre (20-hectare) facility in Mason City, Iowa. The new facility is estimated to increase production by 50%, and bring 50 full-time jobs to the area. The project’s building contract has been given to VB Greenhouse Projects from the Netherlands to create a modern greenhouse complex for the new facility.