Best Practices for Hop Quality, Sustainability, and Food Safety

Craft Brewers Conference 2017
Location: Washington, D.C.
Speakers: Ann George, Carman McKinney, Kevin Madsen

From farm to kettle, best practices programs provide a framework to ensure consistent standards and traceability to deliver reliable, premium quality hops to brewers. Excellent third-party audited programs are available to growers in the Pacific Northwest, but expansion of hop production to new regions across the country requires a broadly accessible program available to any grower supplying hops commercially. The USA Hops Best Practices program provides a sustainability and food safety framework for all growers.

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