Iran discloses honey production volume in Gilan province

Business Materials 30 December 2018 13:25 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 30

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:

Honey production in Iran’s Gilan province has increased by 10 percent, Deputy Director of the Agricultural Organization of Gilan Province Khojat Ali Akbarnejad said.

Honey production has reached 5,500 tons, Trend reports referring to IRNA.

Last Iranian year (started on March 21, 2017), about 4,590 people were dealing with beekeeping in the Gilan province.

Some 310 people have recently begun to deal with beekeeping this Iranian year.

Presently, about 4,900 people are engaged in beekeeping in Iran’s Astara, Rudsar and Siahkal counties.

There are about 300,000 honeycombs in Gilan province compared to 282,000 honeycombs last Iranian year.

Presently, 1 kilogram of honey was sold at 500,000-800,000 rials (about $11.9-19) in the markets of the Gilan province.