Posts tagged "NZ Hops"

Happy medium needed in hops growth

[9 November/Rural News] Chief Executive of NZ Hops, Doug Donelan, says that the co-operative has at least quadrupled the value over the past 10 years as sales have grown from about $8 million to about $35m. Mr Donelan notes that are those around the industry that believe New Zealand could triple the current production volume...

Hop grower cluster is expanding

[14 May/Farmers Weekly] New Zealand’s hop growers were expanding to cater for craft beer demand. Growers were making large investments in new plantings and facilities according to NZ Hops. NZ Hops Chief Executive, Doug Donelan, said wind and heat dominated the growing season before harvesting started in mid-February. It meant growers produced a much lighter...