Mexico endorsed the sixth place worldwide as a producer of honey and third exporter to markets in Europe, Asia and the Middle East In Japan there is a high demand for citric honey from San Luis Potosi, said the general coordinator of Livestock, Francisco Gurria Trevino, according to a statement from the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food. Mexico was endorsed in sixth place worldwide as a producer of honey and third as exporter to international markets in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. This is a result of its high standards of quality and safety, said Francisco Gurria Trevino.
As part of the signing of the charter of the Union of Beekeepers of Guanajuato, the official said that nationally, inventory reports a total of 1.9 million hives. Preliminary data from the Information Service of Agricultural Food and Fisheries (SIAP), reveal that honey production in 2015 it reached 61 000 881 tons, representing an increase of 2.1 percent compared with the previous year. Mexico, he stressed, is a producer of Honeys best quality and most desirable in the world, which for more than five decades ago is marketed in Germany, USA, Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Saudi Arabia and Belgium.