It is and remains an uncomfortable truth: climate change is real. For Germany’s hop growers it means having to grapple with more heat and less water, for example. In this context, there is a need for technology, government policy, and last but not least, the goodwill of brewers and beer drinkers. The hop growers Lukas Lochner from Tettnang, Johannes Lechner from Ilmendorf and Bartholomäus Obster from Aiglsbach as well as the Bavarian State Research Centre for Agriculture (LfL) have their very own views on this subject.
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By the way: Climate change and its consequences, a topic at BrauBeviale
The key platform for the international beverage industry will naturally cover the issue of climate change. This topic dominates the morning of the last day of the fair in the BrauBeviale Forum. Under the heading: “Future risk climate: developments and consequences for raw brewing ingredients”, renowned industry players will discuss the possible impact of climate change on malting barley, hops and water resources.