Get the app today! Download iPhone App Download Android App

In The Land Of Pilsner, Czech Hops Suffer Amid Drought

Published on Aug 31 2018 11:00 AM in Drinks tagged: Czech Republic / Beer / Pilsner Urquell / Paywall

In The Land Of Pilsner, Czech Hops Suffer Amid Drought

Fans of sought-after Czech hops might be left a little thirsty this year as the prized hops are the latest victim of a summer drought, cutting yields by about 30% below average.

Czech hop growers are likely to fare worse than the world's main producers, Germany and the United States, which account for about three-quarters of the global supply. Only a mild drop is expected in those countries in 2018.

In 2017, global production reached 118,400 tonnes.

please subscribe or sign in to continue reading

image description

Try European Supermarket Magazine PREMIUM – 30 Day FREE Trial.

A trial subscription gives unrestricted access to all premium site content, app content, weekly email content and European Supermarket Magazine digital edition for a full 30 days. Try it now!

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Share on Tumblr Share via Email