USA: US hops inventory up 6% in March 2022

The inventory of hops held by US growers, dealers, and brewers on March 1, 2022 totaled 196 million pounds, up 6 percent from March 1, 2021 stocks inventory of 185 million pounds, USDA reported on March 16.

US hops inventory up 6% in March
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Stocks held at dealer and grower locations on March 1, 2022 totaled 160 million pounds. Stocks held by brewers totaled 36.0 million pounds.

Grower surveys are conducted in the three estimating States (Idaho, Oregon, and Washington) to collect stocks of hops held by growers. Additionally, contacts are made to collect stocks held by brewers and dealers.

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