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New collaborative research agreement locks in a sustainable future for the New Zealand hops industry

Molly McLeod @ 2020-10-23 16:07:59 +1300

23 October 2020 - Media statement   New collaborative research agreement locks in a sustainable future for the New Zealand hops industry Brewers around the world will be able to access exciting and unique New Zealand hops well into the future, thanks to a new hop breeding partnership.An agreement signed today, sees NZ Hops Ltd, formally partner with Plant & Food Research to ensure a comprehensive strategy is carefully designed to support a sustainable future for the industry.NZ Hops Ltd, a cooperative of 27 growers, is the market leader in the New Zealand hops industry and supplies New Zealand grown hops to 20 countries around the world.  Chief Executive Craig Orr, says "This new...

The Sound of Nectaron

Molly McLeod @ 2020-10-16 15:31:49 +1300

Brew your own sonically delicious Nectaron® infused playlist with the Sound of Nectaron  What is this? It's the Sound of Nectaron®. It's for you, to brew your very own sonically delicious Nectaron® - infused playlist, with Spotify. How? Click the link above, login in to Spotify, show your style, have fun, 1 minute, you're done! Why? Why not? You're a Brewer. Brewers like hops. Nectaron® is a hop. It's like no hop you've ever tried before. Have some fun with it. Then what? Get brewing while your Nectaron® beats get playing.

NZ Hops strikes oil with UK deal

Molly McLeod @ 2020-09-22 14:23:13 +1200

Brewers around the world will soon be able to source bespoke New Zealand hop oils after NZ Hops announced a new partnership deal with UK-based Totally Natural Solutions (TNS).

TNS is a major producer of hops oils and while they use some New Zealand hops already the new deal will result in a greater range of Kiwi hops being converted to oils and packaged with NZ Hops branding.

Kotare Hops on Hyundai Country Calendar

David Bonnett @ 2020-09-09 13:33:38 +1200

Our outstanding hop growers, the Moletas, of Kotare Hops featuring on Hyundai Country Calendar!  "A sheep farming family in the remote outer Marlborough Sounds diversifies into farming hops, while they future-proof their picturesque farm by retiring marginal land." A very interesting episode. Watch it here: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/country-calendar/episodes/s2020-e24  

NZ Hops unveils new locally-bred hop brand - The SHOUT New Zealand

Anglerfox WebSolutions @ 2020-08-12 10:08:02 +1200

NZ Hops has announced the release of a new hop cultivar, Nectaron®.

The hop is a result of 17 years of research and work by a team of horticulture specialists at Plant & Food Research, led by plant geneticist Dr Ron Beatson.

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