Northern Michigan’s budding hops industry on the rise again

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WILLIAMSBURG, Mich. (AP) — Northern Michigan’s budding hops industry appears to be doing better after a rocky start at the beginning of the year.

During the early months of the global pandemic, Michigan hops sales dipped 30% to 50% as operations across the craft beer industry shut down and brewers had to turn to product in storage.

According to the Traverse City Record-Eagle, Michigan Local Hops says sales picked up in July and August.

The sales director at Michigan Local Hops says the farm continues working on ways to improve.

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