In The News

2020 Veterans Blend Now Available for Pre-sale!

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YAKIMA, Wash., July 4, 2020 – Yakima Chief Hops (YCH), a 100% grower-owned hop supplier, has launched the pre-sale of the 2020 Veterans Blend, an annual hop product that helps to support United States veterans. The Veterans Blend is available...

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Yakima Chief Hops Supports Black is Beautiful

    At Yakima Chief Hops, we recognize and embrace the diversity of not only the hop and brewing industry but of our global communities. We recognize the color of peoples’ skin and the injustices they face because of it. We recognize that this is a systemic issue that...

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Bringing Hop Harvest to You

    As a grower owned company, the harvest season is the heart of Yakima Chief Hops. It's the time of year when we truly get the opportunity to live and breathe our mission of connecting family hop farms to brewers, as we invite customers from all over the world to...

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YCH Welcomes New CFO Howard Allred

    YAKIMA, Wash., May 27, 2020 – Yakima Chief Hops, a 100% grower-owned hop supplier, welcomed new Chief Financial Officer Howard Allred shortly after the COVID-19 outbreak began. Effective March 23, Allred’s onboarding came at a crucial time, as breweries shut their...

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Our Response to COVID-19

    We understand that the coronavirus has largely impacted small, consumer-based businesses like yours the most, leaving many of you uncertain of what the future holds. We see our brewing customers getting creative and working hard to promote sales in any way they...

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YCH Presents $117k Contribution to PBS Scholarship Fund

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YAKIMA, Wash., May 5, 2020 – Last week Yakima Chief Hops (YCH), a global hop supplier for craft brewers, announced this year’s contribution to Pink Boots Society (PBS) alongside distributor partner Country Malt Group (CMG). During a virtual...

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COVID-19 Grower Update

    The COVID-19 outbreak has raised some concerns amongst the brewing community regarding the 2020 hop growing season. As an organization with a mission to connect family farms with the world’s finest brewers, we want to keep you updated on what is happening in the...

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YCH Coronavirus Update

    As a grower-owned organization driven by the spirit of family farms, the safety and well-being of our employees and partners is our number one priority. We understand that as a global hop supplier, we cannot ignore the growing concerns and effects that the...

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Yakima Chief Hops Introduces New CEO

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YAKIMA, Wash., March 3, 2020 – Yakima Chief Hops, a 100% grower-owned global hop supplier for the craft brewing industry, has introduced Ryan Hopkins as YCH’s new Chief Executive Officer, promoting Hopkins from Chief Sales Officer. “The YCH...

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