In The News

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 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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Introducing the YCH Aged Hops Program

    The concept of using Aged Hops is a tradition as old as brewing itself. As the industry becomes more competitive than ever, we recognize the brewers that are embracing tradition as a way to stand out. We seek to support these efforts by forming our Aged Hops...

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Brew Something Bigger than Beer this Giving Tuesday

    Amidst the rush of flash sales, hot deals and holiday shopping, #GivingTuesday reminds us to press pause and give back. Giving Tuesday is an internationally recognized holiday dedicated to finding ways that we can better our communities through charitable giving –...

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Fresh Hops in Korea

  One of the most rewarding aspects of being a 100% grower owned supplier is the ability to bring hops from the family farms of the Pacific Northwest to brewers across the world. We form strategic partnerships with global distributors so that brewers can have...

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Cryo Hops® Pellets – Now Available in 5 New Varieties

  Yakima Chief Hops officially released Cryo Hops® pellets three years ago, and it quickly became the talk of the commercial brewing community as customers put the new product to the test – discovering its capabilities in terms of flavor enhancements, efficiency...

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PNW CROP REPORT: SEPTEMBER 2019

  The hop harvest in the Pacific Northwest is progressing well. Cool weather has allowed for an orderly ripening of the crop and most growers have been able to hit their optimum picking windows resulting in excellent overall quality. Light rain showers in Washington...

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