The further processing of leaf and/or baled hops, into pellets or other forms, for distribution and sale, is considered a food processing activity and compliance to food standards and law may be required. Please view the guide below to help understand those requirements.

Hop Processing Quality & Food Safety Guide


Feedback Wanted: As these resources are a work-in-process, we value your input. Please provide your comments, critiques, suggestions, questions and other feedback to the SCBG Hop Quality Project Team by February 2018.  Your input will ensure that the final guides best addresses your needs and help position Michigan as a preferred hop source for craft brewers locally and globally.