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CHEERS TO ECO-FRIENDLY BEER PRODUCTION!

Every year we observe World Energy Day with a spotlight on Koda Energy, the energy-efficient power source for Rahr Malting Co.’s Shakopee, MN campus—and cause for celebration of the Rahr malt in your mash vessel. At the heart of Koda’s power plant is a unique, highly...

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Alix Tree Planting Trials Re-use of Steeping Water

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.  Currently, after use in the steeping phase...

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Rahr Purchase of Koda Energy

Shakopee, MN. — Rahr is pleased to announce that 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.  Located on Rahr’s...

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Rahr Employees Celebrate Earth Day

Rahr employees gave some love back to the Earth this past Earth Day, and shared how they celebrated at home! Brian Shaetz (Rahr Agronomist) celebrated doing what he does best and planted a tree. Katie Theis (Customer Service Coordinator BSG) and her children picked up...

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7th Annual Bioenergy Day at Koda Energy

October 23rd was the 7th annual Bioenergy Day, a day to celebrate the use of bioenergy and the numerous benefits it has on local, state, and national levels. Koda Energy joined in the celebration with tours, presentations, and food for attendees visiting the...

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New Changes at the Rahr Technical Center

With the new year came new changes to the Rahr Technical Center (RTC). As the first of the equipment arrived to start the RTC tank expansion, so did Kain Escobar, the Rahr Technical Center’s new Manager of Brewing Research and Operations.  Before Rahr, Escobar...

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Recap: A Look into Sensory Analysis at Craft on Ice

Glassware lined the tables of a presentation room at the 2019 ACSA Craft on Ice Distillers’ Convention and Trade Show. Audience members filled the room, and turned their attention to the front as Dr. Patricia Aron of the Rahr Technical Center, Ilya Soroka of BSG, and...

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Koda Energy Celebrates 6th Annual Bioenergy Day

Koda Energy celebrated the 6thAnnual Bioenergy Day this Wednesday at their facilities on the Rahr Malting campus in Shakopee, Minnesota. Fellow renewable and bioenergy businesses attended to present their contribution to the environment. Doors opened at 9am and the...

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