Story: Hops, tobacco and hemp

Hops production

Hops production

From 1980 to 1994, New Zealand's total hop production nearly trebled – almost entirely driven by export demand. Around 80% of the crop is exported to North America, Asia, Western Europe and Japan.

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Jim McAloon, 'Hops, tobacco and hemp - Hops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 June 2022)

Story by Jim McAloon, published 24 Nov 2008