Be(e) stingy with your honey this year

The traditional sweetener is becoming more scarce and costly.

September 4, 2014 16:07
Bee death

Bee death has serious implications for our long-term food supply.. (photo credit: MIRIAM KRESH)

Rosh Hashana is drawing closer, and a large jar of honey will be at the top of the holiday shopping list. But don’t be surprised at the high prices and scarcity of local beekeeper’s honey – Israel’s honey production is down.

The main culprit, as it has been for some years, is the varroa mite.


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