Honey production significantly up in Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 11
By Matanat Nasibova - Trend:
The volume of honey production in Azerbaijan last year amounted to 3,000 tons, head of the Azerbaijan Beekeepers Association Bahaddin Hasratov said, Trend reports.
He said that since the beginning of this year, this figure has doubled, exceeding 6,000 tons. Meanwhile, the level of honey consumption in Azerbaijan is 5,000 tons per year. Therefore, the production of additional volumes allows establishing supplies outside Azerbaijan, he added.
"We have established export deliveries to Arab countries and Japan, a cargo of honey has already been sent to these foreign markets," he said. "Last year, export volumes to Japan amounted to six tons, and from the beginning of 2019, eight tons of products were delivered to this market. The honey was exported to Dubai, the UAE."
He noted that it is planned to increase honey production in Azerbaijan up to 10,000 tons in 2020.
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