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Something about hop contracts you should know

Last Friday, we attended the International Hop Growers Convention (IHGC) in Freising, Germany. Representatives from hop producing countries around the world shared their expectations and estimates for the coming crop.  The meeting was a bit on the dry side until it came time for the American report. Most of the crowd was sitting quietly in […]

98% of U.S. Hop Crop SOLD Until 2018

Chances are you’ve never attended an International Hop Growers Convention (IHGC) meeting.  It’s not widely publicized and meetings appeal to die hard hop geeks from around the world who want to know what’s going on in the market.  There aren’t any special handshakes, passwords or mysterious symbolism, but there are some interesting traditions dating back, […]