Czech announces record hop harvest

Czech farmers happily announce that the 2021 hop harvest resulted in the largest production of hops in over a quarter century, and as a result allows the Czech Republic to further compete on global markets. The record 8500-ton yield came despite extreme weather fluctuations during the growing harvest but in the end a very good result was still achieved. The Czech Republic is the world’s third largest hop producer (trailing only the USA and Germany) with production being exported to the brewing industry around the world. Well-known brands such as Stella Artois, Sapporo, Kirin, or Asahi are brewed using Czech hops.