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Supermarkets have put the squeeze on beekeepers who supply them, claims Jane Lorimer, NZ Beekeeping president.
Smaller beekeeper operations are struggling with non-manuka honey returns falling from $10-$12/kg two years ago to about $4/kg this year.
Hundreds of beekeepers, packers and industry trade and suppliers will converge in Rotorua next month for Apiculture New Zealand’s national conference.
The honey market downturn has impacted the profitability of many beekeeping businesses, particularly those producing the non-manuka honeys, says Karin Kos, chief executive of Apiculture New Zealand.
Beekeeper Ariel Kururangi (19) is the first-ever recipient of the Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ) Ron Mossop Youth Scholarship.
Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ) is backing Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor’s plea for greater unity among beekeepers.
Sampling has been completed for the largest and most detailed study of honey bee health ever undertaken in New Zealand.