9 Sep, 2022 @ 13:28
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Mallorca in Spain’s Balearic Islands runs out of Honey

Hive Frame With Bees, Close Up
Hive frame with bees, close-up

BEEKEEPERS in Mallorca have lost the entire summer honey harvest due to the high temperatures.

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The honey sector employs 255 people on the island. Image Pxhere

The heat caused a decrease in the production of Honeydew – the food that bees need to survive.

The President of the Association of Beekeepers, Garrit Parra explained there are 6,000 hives in Mallorca and each one usually produces more than 10 kilos of honey every year.

The honey sector employs 255 people on the island.


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Jorge Hinojosa

Jorge Hinojosa Mena was born and bred in Madrid before moving to the UK to study. After an undergraduate degree in Manchester, he completed an MA in International Journalism at City. He has worked in radio and for Spain’s Efe news agency before joining the Olive Press in March 2022. Contact: [email protected]

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