Apiculture

Owing to geography, Bingol is suitable for beekeeping and Bingol honey may be a good mark. According to data from 2013, 110.043 bee colonies is located in Bingol province and 1294 tons of honey is produced. Apiculture Association of Bingöl, founded in 2014 with 802 members, supports producers in the province. In the city, have two honey packing plant, beekeeping and honey production will be increase d by the establishment of a queen bee production plant and the increase of training.

Our city should be transformed into the one of the most important brand value by means of process of promotional and marketing support and certification process of organic honey, obtained from thousands of varieties of flower such as wild liquorice, white clover, the clover and thyme which grow at high altitudes in the mountains, and this branding will make a significant contribution to the provincial economy.

Organic beekeeping investments will be made in untouched mountain and springs offers significant potential in our province with the honey and bee products for processing and packaging investments.

Honey and the Other Beekeeping Products

Our province has the extremely suitable conditions in the production of organic honey, can provide a competitive advantage with this potential. By considering the profiles of country that imported honey, the development of the demanded products immediately has a vital importance.

 

Year

The number of village in apiculture

The number of beekeeping enterprise

The new beehive number

The old beehive

Total beehive

Honey production (ton)

Beeswax  production (ton)

2010

93

-

84.119

150

84.269

1.263,80

16,03

2011

152

-

96.818

179

96.997

1.494,01

18,83

2012

158

-

93.985

967

94.952

1.523,10

22,00

2013

-

380

105.282

4.761

110.043

1.294,26

24,43

2014

-

418

108.491

3.287

111.778

1.288,18

19,41

2015

-

567

119.848

882

120.730

1.071,19

27,46

2016

-

628

126.523

320

126.843

873,75

24,77