Hop drying

Hop drying innovation

  • Up to 45 % energy savings through increasing efficiency in hop drying process
  • Up to 30 % increase in performance through increasing effectivity

... with the innovative – tried and tested hundreds of times for hay drying - dehumidifier technology from Heutrocknung SR GmbH.

Further advantages

  • Circulating air means maximum maintainance of the full hop aroma
  • Significant performance increase for existing hop kilns/oasts through minor architectural changes and clear investment cost plans
  • Mostly automated procedures through Vario comfort control
  • Best adaptability and highest effiency through frequency conversion technology
  • The system components used are industry standard which means high operational security
  • Several successful reference systems have been installed in the largest hop growing area of Europe. One of them for the most innovative hop farmer worldwide.


From our hay blog...

Drying the harvested hops is the most energy intensive step in the hop cultivation process. In order to save energy and increase drying capacity, the organic farm Friedrich decided to install a refrigerant dryer in their existant hop oast. 

Find out why in our hay blog (German) »

Further information

You are interested in further details of our hay drying systems? Find out more about our systems, how they work, their technical details and the wide range of our standard equipment.

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