Mustard honey season has become the life line of Indian beekeepers, as major honey is produced from this crop in North, central and Eastern India that comprise of major chunk of Indian beekeepers. This rapidly crystallizing honey with great export potential has been providing them good rewards due to export demand.
Last three mustard seasons have been mediocre. But this year has been disastrous. Despite an increase in area under mustard crop in major states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, replica hamilton girard perregaux richeville Uttar Pradesh and Haryana and good crop stand, honey harvest were extremely poor due to unprecedented cold, fog and rains. The honey production has gone down remarkably. The prices has shoot up significantly due to shortage of honey and export commitments of the honey exporters.
The raw honey bulk prices at replica breitling girard perregaux complications the beginning of season in November were Rs. 70 a kilogram but by mid December crossed the psychological barrier of Rs. 100. By mid January they hovered around Rs. 115 and by the end of replica breitling girard perregaux complications season has spiraled to unheard level of more than Rs. 130 a kilogram. For the first time, honey prices has crossed USD 2.0 barrier in Indian market.
There is little honey available and what to talk about the QUALITY OF HONEY!!!
Honey prices are bound for an upward surge this time for a short span upto March this year. Beekeepers must keep a tab on the market pulse!!!