59th Annual American Hop Convention
and Hop Research Council Winter Meeting
January 20-23, 2015
This event was hosted by
Hop Growers of America
Rancho Bernardo Inn, Stone Brewing Co. and
Karl Strauss Brewing Company - San Diego, CA
THURSDAY 1/22/15 PRESENTATIONS:
Josef Grauvogl, German Hop Marketing Board: "Statutory Requirements for the Registration of Pesticides in the EU"
Dr. Reinhold Kugel, German Hop Marketing Board: "MRL Harmonization from the Sales Perspective"
FRIDAY 1/23/15 PRESENTATIONS:
Chris Swersey, Brewers Association: “Annual Craft Brewer Hop Survey Results”
Bart Watson, Brewers Association: “20/20 Hop Supply Chain"
Alex Barth, John I. Haas - "Marketing to a Diverse Customer Base"
Louis Gimbel IV, S.S. Steiner: "Serving a Broad Customer Base"
Steve Carpenter, Yakima Chief Hopunion: "Aligning the Hop Supply Chain with Customer Expectations"
Spencer Gray, Sugar Creek Hops: "Opportunities & Challenges of Family Farms and Small Market Operations"