Responsible service of water

Nov 20, 2019
Responsible service of water

Our farms are more than fields, poles, strings and hops. They are our communities, customers and employees future. As the largest hop grower in Australia it’s important for us to consider the economic, environmental and social impact of every decision we make, which is why we are working toward a sustainability strategy that complies with […]

New technology separating the boys from the girls

Oct 3, 2019
New technology separating the boys from the girls

Hops are dioecious, which means there are male and female plants. Only the mature, unfertilised cones of the female plants are harvested for use in beer, as they produce the yield of acids and essential oils that brewers value for their bittering and aromatic properties. Male plants are used when hop breeders wish to cross […]

2019 Crop Report: HPA record a strong 13% increase in production volume

May 21, 2019
2019 Crop Report: HPA record a strong 13% increase in production volume

After more than a month of cutting, picking, drying and pressing, the numbers are in. HPA harvested 589 hectares across our three farms in 2019, which resulted in a production volume of 1,482 metric tonnes. This was a 46 hectare (8.5%), 170 metric tonne (13%) increase year-on-year across six proprietary varieties – Ella™, Enigma™, Galaxy™, […]

HPA launches 2018 harvest

Mar 1, 2018
HPA launches 2018 harvest

Today we launch our 2018 harvest season at our Victorian farm, Rostrevor Hop Gardens. To be followed closely by our Tasmanian location, Bushy Park Estates on Monday 5 March.

Michael Capaldo joins team HPA

Dec 21, 2017
Michael Capaldo joins team HPA

We’re excited to announce that former Sydney Brewery and Lovedale Brewery Head Brewer, Michael Capaldo, has joined the team as a Sales Representative.

Are you a hop aficionado? HPA is on the hunt for a new Sales Rep

Jul 24, 2017
Are you a hop aficionado? HPA is on the hunt for a new Sales Rep

Hop Products Australia is looking for a keen sales rep to join their team.

Hop Products Australia Releases 2017 Crop Report

May 9, 2017
Hop Products Australia Releases 2017 Crop Report

Upon finalising the result from the March harvest, we’re happy to present the Hop Products Australian 2017 Crop Report.

The Green Hop Program is back for the 2017 harvest

Dec 12, 2016
The Green Hop Program is back for the 2017 harvest

The countdown is on, it won’t be long until green hops are hitting brewery floors around the country*- yes, hops straight off the bine.

Talking Green Hops With Scott Overdorf

Dec 12, 2016
Talking Green Hops With Scott Overdorf

This year, in the peak of harvest, boxes of wet hops made their way around the country. And next year, we’re doing it all again. Fresh hops, straight off the bine, will be hitting brewhouses across Australia.

Dave Edney joins the team

Sep 28, 2016
Dave Edney joins the team

We’re excited to announce that former Mountain Goat Head Brewer, Dave Edney, has joined the team as a Sales Representative.

Fancy a career in beer? HPA is on the hunt for a new Sales Rep

Jun 1, 2016
Fancy a career in beer? HPA is on the hunt for a new Sales Rep

Hop Products Australia is looking for the newest member of their team.

Hop Products Australia 2016 Crop Report

May 4, 2016
Hop Products Australia 2016 Crop Report

On 1 April the last trailer rolled into our Tasmanian picking shed at Bushy Park Estate’s, marking the end of HPA’s 2016 hop harvest.

2016 Hop Harvest season farm update

Mar 21, 2016
2016 Hop Harvest season farm update

An update on the current 2016 Hop Harvest season.

Extreme weather expected to affect 2016 crop yields

Dec 15, 2015
Extreme weather expected to affect 2016 crop yields

We don’t typically publish mid-season commentary on the progress and expected outcomes of the hop crop.

What’s been happening on-farm?

Dec 15, 2015
What’s been happening on-farm?

So you’ve been out on-farm during harvest, likely picked a few fresh cones off the bine, and smelt like hop oils for the rest of the day.

Celebrating the 150th Hop Harvest in Tasmania

May 27, 2015
Celebrating the 150th Hop Harvest in Tasmania

In 2015 Bushy Park Estates in Tasmania, Australia celebrated it’s 150th consecutive hop harvest.

We’re growing production by 50% over the next three years.

Mar 31, 2015
We’re growing production by 50% over the next three years.

As you may have read in the press, we recently announced a $15 million investment in our hop growing operations. As you may have read in the press (see the link below), we recently announced a $15 million investment in our hop growing operations; Rostrevor Hop Gardens in Victorian and Bushy Park Estates in Tasmania. […]

Introducing Enigma™..

Jul 2, 2014
Introducing Enigma™..

..the newest member of our HPA flavour hop family.

HPA and beer industry come together to support beyondblue: Man Therapy

Mar 31, 2014
HPA and beer industry come together to support beyondblue: Man Therapy

After nearly two weeks of constant bidding, the gavel came down on our inaugural 2014 Premiere Crop of the Hops online charity auction on March 13, 2014 with a total of $10,000 raised for beyondblue: Man Therapy. Thanks to a phenomenal effort from local and international brewers who were keen for a slice of 2014’s […]

A bit about beyondblue

Feb 14, 2014
A bit about beyondblue

Want to know why we chose to support beyondblue for our Premiere Crop of the Hops Charity Auction? Here’s some more information on this great cause.

Simply Hops Collaborates with Bridge Road Brewers

Jan 20, 2014
Simply Hops Collaborates with Bridge Road Brewers

By now you’ll be pretty familiar with our Galaxy® hop as well as the high regard we have for our mate Ben Kraus from Bridge Road Brewers. So when we heard he was brewing a collaboration beer with De Struise Brewers (Belgium), we were excited to see (and taste) what they’d come up with.

Topaz: another jewel in HPAs crown

Dec 23, 2013
Topaz: another jewel in HPAs crown

Ask people what they associate with the word ‘Topaz’ and you’ll receive all sorts of answers…

Specialty hops are taking over the world

Nov 11, 2013
Specialty hops are taking over the world

For decades, hop production has been dominated by mainstream bittering varieties, yet now, as the craft market demand for our proprietary hops increases, things are changing. As a part of this shift, we’ve undertaken one of the largest replanting schemes in hop history – propagating some 200,000 hop plants.

There’s Something About Ella…

Nov 1, 2013
There’s Something About Ella…

Have you met Ella® before? She’s recently come back from meeting the world’s brewing community at Drinktec in Munich, where she’s been crowned top of the hops. Well, not literally, but she did garner the Consumer Choice award so we thought we’d give her a well-earned moment in the blogosphere’s spotlight!

Men with Character: Owen Johnston joins the HPA crew

Oct 18, 2013
Men with Character: Owen Johnston joins the HPA crew

We’re stoked to announce that we have a new addition to the HPA crew this week.

Hop Correspondent: Dean Monshing

Aug 30, 2013
Hop Correspondent: Dean Monshing

Hops are as much a part of the Monshing family as they are of beer.

Enter Dean Monshing, Business Unit Manager at Simply Hops (our UK counterpart) and a fourth generation Monshing to grow up on our Rostrevor Hop Gardens.

Want to work with HPA?

Jul 30, 2013
Want to work with HPA?

Could the world’s best job be waiting for you?

CBIA Australian Craft Beer Conference

May 25, 2013
CBIA Australian Craft Beer Conference

Talking hop at the Australian Craft Beer Industry Association.

Hop Products Australia 2013 Crop Report

May 6, 2013
Hop Products Australia 2013 Crop Report

Overview of the 2013 Hop Harvest from Managing Director Tim Lord.

HPA in The Australian

Mar 13, 2013
HPA in The Australian

Our hops were featured in The Australian at harvest.

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