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Iran Among World’s Top Honey Producers

Iranians’ per capita honey consumption is 1 kilogram per year, while it is around 200 grams in other countries.Iranians’ per capita honey consumption is 1 kilogram per year, while it is around 200 grams in other countries.

Iran has made noticeable progress in honey production, as it rose from 77,000 tons in 2016 to 88,000 tons in 2017, making the country the third biggest honey producer in the world after China and Turkey.
This was announced by Kristina Radej, Slovenia’s ambassador to Iran, on Sunday, ILNA reported.
Her comments about Iran’s global ranking in honey production came as deputy agriculture minister for livestock affairs, Morteza Rezaei, told Mehr News Agency the same day that Iran is ranked fourth among world’s honey producers.

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