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Hop Growers Association of Slovenia represent the interests of all Slovenia hop growers.


  • Raw materials for beer production
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Mestni trg 7
3310 Zalec

About us

Hop Growers Association of Slovenia organises expert consultations and meetings of members, participates in fairs and represents Slovenian hop industry in the world, organises various promotion events and preservs cultural heritage. We are a member of the International Hop Growers' Convention IHGC - IHB - CICH. With its members, the Association has strived to promote production standards, improve product quality and develop product quality with a protected geographical indication of "Stajerski hmelj" (STYRIAN HOPS). We succeeded in 2014 and got the certificate confirming that Association meets the requirements of the Specification for "Stajerski hmelj" registered at the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment of the republic Slovenia. The certificate is issued in accordance with the standard SIST EN 45011 and in accordance with the procedure SPA07. The certificate is annexed to the list of all hop growers of Slovenia that have joined the PGI of "Stajerski hmelj". The Association carries out internal control of PGI and on this basis, all hop growers received a certificate on the quality of hops in the years from 2015.

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