Photo of the Charles Faram Newland office building

About Us

Hop Merchants for over 150 years. Charles Faram has a huge range of hop varieties available from stock in both vacuum packed leaf hops and Type 90 pellets. Varieties come from the UK, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Poland, Slovenia, New Zealand and the USA.


Faram’s provides an artist’s palette of flavours to create every type and style of beer from the traditional varieties to exciting new developmental varieties from Faram’s own breeding and development programme based in a secret location in Herefordshire, England. Our own varieties include Archer®, Godiva, Jester®, Minstrel® and Olicana®.

We also supply Paul’s Malt, Les Maltiers, Belgomalt, Minch Malt, Murphy’s brewing aids, Fermentis yeast, UB Plastics shives and keystones and natural hop products such as HopAlpha for bitterness and HopBurst for aroma.

At Charles Faram we can help you with brewing technical advice and variety recommendations.

We are a grower-owned hop merchant, originally based in Worcester, the UK office is now situated in the tiny hamlet of Newland at the foot of the picturesque Malvern Hills.  This means that they are ideally placed for collection or distribution through the UK.  We also have offices and cold stores in Yakima and Portland.