|Poperinge is known as the 'Hop Capital' of Belgium and you will see 275 hectares of hops in the surrounding countryside. The region is famous for growing hops. Poperinge is home to the national hop museum.|
|Poperinge is a municipality located in the province of West Flanders, Flemish Region, Belgium. The municipality comprises the town of Poperinge proper and the villages of Krombeke, Proven, Reningelst, Roesbrugge-Haringe and Watou.|
The main varieties grown are Wye Target, Northern Brewer, Challenger and Hallertau. Hommel is a local word for hop.
Every third year Poperinge holds a Hop Festival, in September, at the time of the beer harvest.