NEWS & EVENTS

news-icon

Hops harvest forecast to set a 7-year high.

Jun 6, 2016

This year, there has been relief in the US, where the weather in the Pacific Northwest, where the bulk of the hops are grown, has been favorable. Production is estimated to rise 20 per cent, on a 13 per cent increase in acreage, according to the IHGC.

“At this point, the crop looks good and water supply looks to be sufficient for the season,” says Alex Barth, US head of the Barth-Haas Group, a leading hops trader.

READ MORE