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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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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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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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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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