Vancouver, Canada, July 09, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Fraser Valley Hop Farms Inc., is pleased to announce that the company has entered into a lease agreement with Sincere Realty Inc, renting commercial store front office space.The site will facilitate a micro brewery and office area for the growing farm. Located in the city of West Vancouver, with-in walking-distance proximity to small pubs and a popular marina.
The farm forecasts an operational time-line, as a small scale craft beer producer in early 2018. Due to the global shortage of hops, the micro-brewery should not see any complications in fulfilling the needed hops. Doors will be open for the public for tours, educational courses, networking events and marketing both the selling of hops and craft beer.
“We’re very excited to be up and running there by early next year,” said Marketing Director Shane Toews. “We’ll be opening a facility that, in addition to our producing hops farm, the new micro-brew-house allows us an opportunity to increase production while gaining a first hand look at how our hops are used to produce craft beer. We hope to set the bar high with a quality product, for our customers to enjoy as we want to keep them coming back!”
The micro-brewer plans to focus and specialize in traditionally-brewed, English-style ales made with the finest malted barley, hops and water which are designed for the beers.
Fraser Valley Hop Farms, Inc. is on track in conjunction with local farm share partners, to be the largest yielding hops farm in the country by 2020. At the moment, the company is primarily operating under the direction and guidance of seasoned professionals, directors and capital partners. As a leader in the Hops Farming industry, craft beer produced by the farm hops to be grounded on the casual dining segment with a fresh buy local vibe.
Hops typically sell for $14 to 25 a pound. When hop prices spiked to $50 a pound about eight years ago and more craft breweries started, the newly created farm decided to make plans for expansion. Technology and automation are the long term-cost-cutting measures outlined in an internal report. Hops production in the Fraser Valley was at one time producing the world's supply of hops in the 1920s. FVHF's hopes to re-claim the regions “Top Hop Producing” title for the area, with a high quality hops variety product.
The strategic moves are positively impacting communities throughout the province and the country. To view pictures of the recently acquired location or for additional information on FVHF's, Fraser Valley Hop Farms Inc, the company, and its Hops Variety & Micro Brewery, please visit www.fraservalleyhopfarms.com.