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|Example of Hops
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Hops is used primarily as a flavoring and stability agent in beer, to which the they impart a bitter, tangy flavor, though hops are also used for various purposes in other beverages and herbal medicine. Shipped in plastic covered bales or pockets.
This commodity is liable to suffer serious damage by mildew or mould, especially in conditions of tropical humidity, unless packed in airtight containers.
It is important that delay between the time of discharge from the carrying vessel and delivery to receivers’ premises should be reduced to the minimum. The brewing value of hops decreases with exposure to high temperatures, and contamination by water.
Full information on this product is in the process of completion.