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Exemptions from certification for hops and hop products

European Union

Feb 21, 2024

Delegated Regulation (EU) 2024/602 of 14 December 2023 supplements Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards marketing standards in the hops sector and repeals and Regulation (EC) No 1850/2006.

The Regulation applies to hop cones and hop products and set out the exemptions from the certification obligation.

The certification requirement shall not apply to:

(a) hops harvested on land owned by a brewery or grown on contract for a brewery and used by that brewery in the natural or processed state;

(b) hop products processed under contract on behalf of a brewery, provided that those products are used by the brewery;

(c) hops and hop products for sale to private individuals for their own use put in small packets of not more than 5 kg in the case of cones, powders and pellets and 1 kg in the case of extracts or isomerised hop products, with a description of the product and its weight on the package.


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