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In the Lup™ Series

  Over the years, the hop and brewing industries have come together over their shared passion for innovation, inspiring one another to push the envelope on flavor, quality and efficiency. This often results in ground breaking products and solutions that soon...

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A Mild Cluster Fugget

At the 2019 Homebrew Con, the YCH team handed out more than 800 samples of our latest homebrew exclusive hop blend, Cluster Fugget. While the name might suggest otherwise, we’ve intentionally created this aroma-packed blend with historically significant Pacific...

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Key Ingredient Behind Beer to be Showcased at SAVOR™ 2019

Washington D.C., USA - May 14, 2019 - Yakima Chief Hops (YCH) is thrilled to announce they will be joining the craft beer and culinary event, SAVOR™, in Washington DC on May 17th. The annual event, organized by the Brewers Association, invites beer lovers from around...

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Yakima Chief Hops Forms Organic Hops Program

YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima Chief Hops, the leading American hop supplier based in the Pacific Northwest, is proud to announce the formation of their Organic Hops program, supplying brewers worldwide with certified organic hops from family-owned farms. The program has...

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Select Botanicals Group, LLC Name Change

The Yakima Chief Ranches name clarifies our connection to Yakima Chief Hops, LLC, serving as the hop breeding and brand management team in our collective grower owned supply chain. From propagation to pint, we look forward to continue providing our customers with the world’s finest hops. For inquiries regarding our name change or to learn more about our organization, please visit www.yakimachiefranches.com.

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Leading American Hop Supplier Launches New Branding

Yakima, WA, USA – August 1, 2018 – The U.S. based hop supplier formerly known as Yakima Chief – Hopunion, or YCH HOPS, is pleased to announce the launch of its new company name and brand identity, Yakima Chief Hops. As the leading American hop supplier located in the Pacific Northwest, the new brand is being introduced to honor more than 30 years of connecting family hop farms to the world’s finest brewers…

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YCH HOPS PRODUCT SELECTED FOR SPECIAL ROYAL WEDDING BREW

Yakima, WA, USA – March 26, 2018 – YCH HOPS (Yakima Chief – Hopunion), the largest producer of premium American hops from the Pacific Northwest, was thrilled to learn that their Simcoe® brand hop product was selected as the sole American hop to be featured in an exclusive beer brewed in celebration of the upcoming royal wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Meghan Markle. Brewed by Windsor & Eton Brewery, the beer is called Harry & Meghan’s Windsor Knot™. The celebratory brew is a Pale Ale…

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