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Grower Profile: Karl & Marion Pichlmeyer, Beim Pichlmeyer


Karl & Marion Pichlmeyer

Beim Pichlmeyer

Gräfendorf & Haseneck, Hallertau


Karl and Marion Pichlmeyer operate Beim Pichlmeyer, the 4th-generation farm in Bavaria where sustainability, quality, and passion for hops are their focus. With a deep roster of new aroma varieties, Herkules is a specialty of Pichlmeyer. 

Karl is an officer of multiple trade organizations. Both he and Marion hope to increase the appreciation for hop farming among the general public as well as to see their children continue in the family business. 

Total acreage:

~64 ha of hops  

Varieties grown:  

Mandarina Bavaria, Polaris, Hallertauer Tradition, Hallertau Blanc, Ariana, German Amarillo®, Herkules


Two  harvesting  facilities with  one  drying kiln  

Farm certifications:  

Iso  9001  

Industry & trade memberships:  

German Hop Growers Association (vice  chairman), Farmers Association, HVG (member of supervisory board)  

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