Camagüey: Honey Production for the Exportation Makes Good Progress

Camagüey: Honey Production for the Exportation Makes Good ProgressCamagüey, Cuba, Aug 17.- With the exploitation, at present, of more than 11,000 beehives, camagueyan beekeepers work to complete annual commitment of 380 tons of honey with quality suitable for exportation, Omelio Barba, director of this agricultural branch in the province specified.f problems caused by drought, the territory exceeds slightly productive commitments and 185 tons were already exported to European markets.

The strategy of moving approximately 5,000 beehives towards keys and coastline areas to make use of coastal flowerings, made these results possible.

In addition to honey, camagueyan beekeepers must contribute about 640 kilograms of propolis this year, of which they have collected 400, thanks to work carried out with queen bees and constant growth of beehives, what will benefit from October to December, stage of major melliferous flowering.

At present, honey price exceeds 3,000 dollars per ton, price that increased due to weather conditions at global level. ( Raysa Mestril GutiérrezThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / Radio Cadena Agramonte).