In this episode, HPA’s Owen Johnston explains why forward contracts are a critical part of securing your future hop supply and protecting your brewery from market volatility.
In this episode, HPA’s Owen Johnston and Simon Whittock go behind the scenes at the Bushy Park Estates hop breeding facility to see what it takes for a hop to climb the ranks from an experimental variety to a commercial success.
In this episode, HPAs Simon Whittock gives a presentation on HPA’s latest sustainability initiatives. He discusses how HPA considers the economic, environmental and social impact of every decision it makes.
Owen Johnston chats with Quality Manager Peter Hamilton and Lab Co-ordinator George Webster on the topic of Quality Assurance, covering what the certifications mean, and the steps taken to guarantee quality in the final package.
This BreweryPro podcast features a look at how brewers can work to maximise fruity flavours and aromas in beer by better understanding several key classes of hop compounds and how they behave through the brewing process.
In this BreweryPro podcast, HPA’s Owen Johnston discusses the company’s approach to hop selection and the reasons it makes these decisions in Australia.
Hops are a natural ingredient and are subject to seasonal variation. Hop Products Australia analyses every batch to give hop growers and brewers alike the opportunity to optimise their processes to achieve consistency and efficiency.
There are some simple and cost effective hop storage techniques that brewers can take to keep their hops fresh and their beers consistent.
The 2020 hop harvest report has been released and it was a mixed year for HPA, We sat down for a deep dive with Hop Products Australia’s Sales and Marketing Manager, Owen Johnston.