BARTHHAAS
REPORT
2021/2022

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BARTHHAAS REPORT

THE INDUSTRY REPORT
OF THE YEAR

 

For more than 120 years, the BarthHaas Report has focused on the most important key factors in the industry, in addition to the current political and social situation: The harvest balance of the past year.

From changes in hop acreage and harvest volume, to detailed key figures on alpha acid production, to worldwide beer output - the BarthHaas report is the industry report of the year.

 

OVERVIEW
KEY DATA OF THE WORLD MARKET

Check out the BarthHaas Report for more in-depth figures and information on last year's harvest balance, as well as the current situation in the global economy and exclusive statistics, such as the top 40 breweries worldwide.

In addition, you will gain insights into country reports of the most significant hop-growing nations.

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Hop acreage

CONTINUOUS GROWTH
HOP AREA UNDER CULTIVATION

World hop acreage rose in 2021 for the eighth year in succession. It increased by 520 hectares (+0.8 percent) to 62,886 hectares year on year.

The USA has the largest hop acreage worldwide at 25,200 hectares, followed by Germany at about 20,600 hectares, and the Czech Republic at about 5,000 hectares. Together, the USA and Germany account for 73 percent of world hop acreage; the two hop-growing countries harvested a total of 77 percent of the world’s 2021 hop volume.

Get more background information on hop acreage, TOP 3 varieties in each country and projected acreage change in 2022.

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HOP PRODUCTION

GOOD AVERAGE RESULTS
HARVEST YIELD

At 130,800 tons, the 2021 crop surpassed the 2020 result by seven percent and, with a yield of just over two tons per hectare, was a good average crop.

How have the hop acreages of the individual countries changed?

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HOP ALPHA PRODUCTION

RENEWED ALL-TIME RECORD
HOP ALPHA PRODUCTION

 

The alpha volumes in recent years were at their highest levels yet. This applied to both the 2019 and the 2020 crops, and applies once more to crop year 2021. The average alpha acid content of 10.8 percent for all varieties harvested was a new record high.

You want more information about alpha quantity and alpha acid production 2021?

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BEER PRODUCTION

BREWING INDUSTRY RECOVERING
WORLD BEER PRODUCTION

In 2021, the international brewing industry partially recovered from the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic: Following significant losses in the previous year, 2021 saw global beer output increase by approximately four percent to 1.86 billion hectoliters, but failed to return to the pre-pandemic level (1.91bn hl) seen in 2019.

 

 

 

THE INDUSTRY REPORT
OF THE YEAR

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