In recent years, the hop industry has really taken off on a local level. I mean, we've always had a huge hop industry as the Yakima Valley accounts for 75 percent of the U.S. hop crop, but it's gained a much higher local profile with new breweries like Yakima Craft and Bale Breaker popping up.
Can you do more than just make beer with hops, though? Apparently, the answer is, "Yes!"
Introducing LolliHOPS from Yakima Hop Candy. Yes, it's a hop-flavored lollipop and you can help these become a reality.