Colored barley catching on


OSU researchers say new colored barley is catching on with brewers and health food stores.

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Oregon State University researchers say new colored barley is catching on with brewers and health food stores.

Purple is the biggest seller so far, with the preferred variety named Karma.

The primary interest in the grain in Oregon right now is for beer. The brewing industry buys barley by the ton for malting. The American Malting Barley Association sets standards for approved barley varieties for that purpose.

Read more at Capital Press.

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