Monday, November 20, 2006

Indian Beekeepers Urged to Produce Venom, Royal Jelly

‘Focus on Producing Bee Venom, Royal Jelly’
Express News Service (India), 11/20/2006

Ludhiana, November 19: Emphasis should be laid on producing bee venom and royal jelly along with honey, in order to increase profitability from beekeeping. This was stated by members of the Progressive Bee Keepers Association and the National Bee Board at a press conference, today.

Vice-president of the newly re-structured board and president of the association Gagan Deep Singh said that in India the focus is on production of honey alone and other products like bee venom and royal jelly are being ignored. Citing examples of other countries, he said that they are earning huge profits from these two products. Gagan pointed out that bee venom was being used for manufacturing medicines for joint pains and royal jelly was being used for vitality increasing medicines. He said that the newly re-structured National Bee Board would now start exploring both these products as a part of bee keeping…

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