AVANGARD GERMAN GRAIN. THE BEST GERMAN GRAIN AVAILABLE. AVANGARD MALZ AG was established in 2006. The company operates four plants at different locations in Germany and with it's a capacity is the largest malting company in Germany. The malting plants are located close to both customers and raw material supplies. Three plants have direct access to major European waterways and thus are connected to the major export ports of Antwerp, Rotterdam, Hamburg and Bremerhaven.All production plants have a uniform concept of technology and equipment. Steeping is effected by a combination of washing drum and steeping/germination boxes. Germination uses circular boxes equipped with high capacity fans for aeration. Sufficient cooling capacity enables adequate control of the process conditions. Kilns are 2 day single deck types with air and energy compound. Heat exchangers are installed to use the energy efficiently. AVANGARD MALZ has a certified Quality Management System acc. to ISO9001 Standard. The production of by-products such as malt culms and feed barley, complies with IFSA rules which is verified by a certification acc. to IFIS standard and registration by the German organization Q&S.