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Elsoms Ackermann Barley

Elsoms Ackermann Barley is the result of a powerful collaboration between Elsoms Seeds, the UK’s leading independent plant breeding business, and renowned German barley breeder Ackermann. Together, we are set to revolutionise the UK barley breeding landscape.

Bred for the UK

Elsoms Ackermann Barley is dedicated to tailoring barley varieties specifically for the UK market, marrying Elsoms Seeds’ robust disease resistance and market-leading yield characteristics with Ackermann’s exceptional high-quality malting and feed barley varieties.


With a comprehensive breeding program encompassing 2-row, 6-row, spring, winter, feed, distilling, and brewing barleys, as well as participation in Saaten Union’s hybrid barley program, Ackermann brings a wealth of expertise to our Barley breeding team.