Pandemic increased demand for food supplements, including mixtures containing honey, says head of export association…
Turkiye exported 9,875 tonnes of honey worth 30.5 million dollars to 55 countries in 2021, an exporters association said.
According to the Eastern Black Sea Exporters Association (DKİB) figures, the exports increased year-on-year by 65 pct in volume and 18 pct in value.
The US, Germany, Spain, Bulgaria and Israel were the main destinations for Turkiye’s honey exports in 2021.
Saffet Kalyoncu, the chair of the DKİB, said the demand for food supplements, including mixtures containing honey, rose due to the pandemic.