Sunday, 2 Apr 2023
Omani honey tastes success with silver medal at global contest

Omani honey tastes success with silver medal at global contest

National Natural Honey Company, led by Mohammed Tariq al Shanfari, won the second location globally for very best top quality honey.

World Beekeeping Awards is the global contest of all items connected to beekeeping. It is held each two years beneath the auspices of Apimondia International Apicultural Congress.


Shanfari mentioned the competitors was really difficult compared to the prior years. All the honey samples have been subjected to physical and chemical examination. “I am honoured to raise the flag of the sultanate high at this international stage. We have achieved second place globally in the competition of the best quality honey,” he mentioned.

Shanfari mentioned that Omani honey will usually be at the forefront as the nation has a distinguished atmosphere for raising bees and creating the finest honey. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Public Authority for SME Development (Riyada), Al Raffd Fund have all congratulated Shanfari on his accomplishment and bringing laurels to the nation.

The organization had won the bronze medal for the very best honey at the International Beekeepers Association (Apimondia) in 2017. ‘We have put our company and the Sultanate of Oman on the world map. With the stewardship of our chairman and with the help of a leadership team and human resources, we still have a lot to achieve in the years to come,’ the organization had stated.


The congress is the biggest international beekeeping gathering, which brings with each other a lot more than six,000 speakers from 80 nations, representing the 4 corners of the planet, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

At the congress, numerous programmes are becoming held to highlight the most recent technological advances, the primary biological, scientific, environmental and socio-financial concerns facing the whole global business these days.

The theme of the 46th
edition focuses on the significance of combining knowledge and abilities to contribute to the improvement of apiculture. Their programme covers a wide variety of subjects of interest to researchers, beekeepers and shoppers.

Among the numerous subjects on the agenda for this 46th
edition, some of them are: the progress of genomics in beekeeping science, the effect of pesticides on bees, the choice for resistance to residence dust mites and ailments, the detection and prevention of honey fraud, conservation of pollinators, beekeeping without having remedy, citizen science and bees.

There are numerous contest classes, that consist of distinct kinds of honey, beeswax, meads and other honey beverage, cosmetics and medicines. There are contest for very best innovations and inventions in apiculture, for books and magazines. The most prestigious award is Carl and Virginia Webb Honey Bowl, the winner of which receives an official title ‘Best Honey in the World’.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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