Welcome to Hāpi Research
Hāpi is a new collaborative industry-led hop breeding and market development programme to drive the growth of New Zealand craft beer and hop farming.
To transform New Zealand’s hop industry into a significant direct supplier of premium hops to the best craft breweries in the world.
We are working to grow the value and volume of New Zealand premium craft beer and hop sales domestically and internationally, and to help New Zealand craft brewers create sustainable points of difference, and access attractive new markets.
Hāpi is working to create new grower business models, opening new regional areas to hop growing, breeding uniquely New Zealand premium hops, developing precision agriculture practices for hops, providing novel contracting, and providing access and market support to New Zealand craft brewers, and hop growers.