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Honey exports increased by 76 percent

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ISTANBUL (IGFA) – Turkish honey exporters brought the Turkish beekeeping sector together with thousands of people from 138 countries in the International Apicultural Congress (Apimondia, International Beekeeping Congress), which was held in Istanbul on 24-28 August 2022, bringing all sides of the beekeeping department together. introduced to the branch member. The goal is to reach 50 million dollars in honey exports.

Aegean Aquatic Works and Animal Products Exporters’ Association, where honey exporters across Turkey are clustered, Istanbul Aquatic Works and Animal Products Exporters’ Association and Mediterranean Aquatic Works and Animal Products Exporters’ Association signed the promotion of Turkish honey together at the International Beekeeping Congress.

Expressing that 92 percent of the world’s pine honey production is carried out by Turkey and that we are in the second position in the world in honey production, Aegean Aquatic Artifacts and Animal Products Exporters’ Association Leader Bedri Girit said that Turkey’s honey export has reached 41.8 million dollars in the last 1 year, Apimondia’ He also emphasized that they saw that Turkey could easily realize 50 million dollars in honey exports.

Nedim Kalpaklıoğlu, Member of the Board of Directors of the Aegean Waterworks and Animal Products Exporters’ Association, stated that they introduced the Turkish honey section at Apimondia to the participants from 138 countries of the world; He stated that they also had pine honey tasting done at the International Beekeeping Congress, of which Turkey is the world leader in production and export.

While Turkey’s honey exports increased by 65 percent from $25.4 million to $41.8 million in the last 1-year period, honey exports rose from $15 million to $26.2 million in the January-July period of 2022 with an increase of 76 percent.

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