Monday, August 03, 2009

Wild Honey from Nepal Used as Medicine in S. Korea

Nepali 'Cliff Honey' Finds Market in South Korea
Nepal News, 8/3/2009

Cliff honey produced in Myagdi district is now exported to South Korea, national news agency RSS reported Monday.

From the nests of wild bees on steep cliffs of Mudi, Lilang and Gurja VDCs, people harvest some 3,000 tons of honey each year in the district.

Local honey trader Pahal Man Pun said demand for honey from South Korea is increasing as this honey is used as medicine. Regular consumption of cliff honey is said to strengthen weak physiques and aids food digestion…

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