Founded in 1934, Great Western Malting is the oldest malting company in the western United States, operating malt plants in Vancouver, Washington and Pocatello, Idaho.

With the capability to load railcars, trucks, bulk vessels and containers, Great Western Malting supplies brewers, distillers and food processors in the United States, Canada, Japan and Mexico with the highest quality malts.

Great Western Malting also operates a malt and brewing supplies warehouse and distribution system known as The Country Malt Group. Country Malt operates warehouses in California, Colorado, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Texas and Washington in the United States as well as British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec in Canada.

November 2012, the Country Malt Group is pleased to announce that it has purchased Dark Candi, Inc., a supplier of Belgian candi syrups and sugars. These authentic Belgian products add character to Dubbels, Tripels, Quads, Abbeys and Grand Cru’s and are readily available through Country Malt.