HOPS - STYRIAN HOPS - SLOVENIAN HOPS
its a primary activity of our company, oriented on the sale and export of Slovenian hops in EU, Russia, Ukraine, USA.
We are the company with good business relationships at home and abroad, and also with rich experience in international trading.
The company is already 20 years engaged in the sale, export and promotion of Slovenian hops.
Our other activities are import and export of production materials and equipment in the field of production of beer, and negotiations in the sale of technologies and licenses, export of Slovenian products in the field of engineering, chemistry and agriculture.
Production of hops in Slovenia began already in 19th century. In that initial period the production varied from 300 to 4,000 tons per year, while nowadays it is stabilized at about 2,500 tons on 1,500 hectares.
Different varieties grow on well cultivated hop fields; in average about 12 ha per farm.
The Institute for Beer Brewing and Hop Growing, placed in town of Žalec, takes care of production control and varieties development. This institute is also authorized by Slovenian Ministry of Agriculture to award certificates in accordance with EU Regulation 1850/2006.