Pete and Matt are back to chat about the big news stories of the week during which they take a quick call from OJ of Hop Products Australia as the annual hop harvest report is released.
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Australia’s largest hop grower Hop Products Australia yesterday announced its 2019 harvest results with a reported 13 per cent year-on-year increase in total production.
This week on Beer is a Conversation Matt Kirkegaard has a long over due chat with brewer Michael Capaldo.
Hop Products Australia has just released its 2018 Hop Harvest Report and so this week on Beer is a Conversation, Matt delves into the report with Sales and Marketing Manager Owen Johnson, as well as a bonus chat with Stone Brewing’s Jeremy Moynier.
Hop Products Australia forecasts its 2018 crop will deliver a 21 per cent yield increase on last year, as the hop harvest gets underway at Rostrevor Hop Gardens.
A groundswell of brewers are using Hop Products Australia’s antifoam and hop extract products, which offer various benefits.
Hop Products Australia (HPA) has announced that former Sydney Brewery head brewer Michael Capaldo has joined the team as a sales representative.
The financial struggles of an American hop broker should act as a cautionary tale for both brewers and hop suppliers in Australia, according to Owen Johnston of Hop Products Australia.
In the lead up to the 2017 Hop Harvest, Australian Brews News’ Matt Kirkegaard spent some time with Hop Products Australia’s Dr Simon Whittock.
Hops are the ingredient that kick-started the modern craft beer boom. But how are modern hop varieties bred? Matt Kirkegaard learns the art and science of hop breeding from HPA’s hop breeder Dr Simon Whittock.