Barley an annual cereal grain, serves as a major animalfeed crop and is widely used as key ingredient for the production of beer and various other alcoholic beverages. With a rich nutlike flavor and an appealing chewy, pasta-like consistency, Barley is an amazingly versatile cereal grain, used in the production of numerous food products, all over the world. Sprouted barley is exclusively high in maltose, a sugar which serves as the basis for both malt syrup sweetener. When fermented, barley is employed as an ingredient in the beer and many other alcoholic beverages.