Olympus has consistently produced high yields across all of the AHDB regions. The variety also has high untreated yields; the result of having a strong disease resistance profile. Olympus is shorter than Odyssey, with a similar maturity to Concerto.
Olympus also has good grain quality, good specific weight and low screenings. With the variety’s high yields and good straw attributes, Olympus is well suited as a northern feed barley. It carries Full Malting Barley Committee (MBC) Approval for grain distilling use.