Pressures on the industry due to the growing demand for different varieties of hops mean suppliers have to adapt fast, said Owen Johnston, sales and marketing manager at Hop Products Australia.
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.
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.
A $35-million expansion project by Hop Products Australia is well underway at its new farm in Victoria’s Buffalo River Valley.
Hop Products Australia has announced the second trial of a new hop variety, currently known as HPA-016.
Hop Products Australia’s annual Green Hop Program is back for another harvest in 2019, with orders now open to brewers nationally.
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.
This week in Beer is a Conversation we chat with Owen Johnston, Sales and Marketing Manager at Hop Products Australia and ex- Head Brewer of Moo Brew, about the 2017 Australian hop harvest.
The expected yield of this year’s hop harvest is down 40 per cent for Hop Products Australia’s Victorian farm, impacting availability of Galaxy, Ella and other varieties.
This week we catch up with Steve Jeffares of Local Taphouse, GABS and the annual Hottest 100 craft beer poll.