Omani Honey Market to begin at MGM tomorrow

December 24, 2018

The 11th Omani Honey Market will begin at Muscat Grand Mall (MGM) on Wednesday under the patronage of Dr Khalid bin Salim al Sa’eedi, secretary general of the State Council.

Apiarists from across the country will take part in the market. The four-day market (10am-10pm) is being organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF).

Speaking to Muscat Daily, a senior official in MoAF said, “The ministry seeks to support small and medium enterprises specialising in the production of honey, apiculture, and sale of bee breeding accessories. We want to promote Omani honey known for its high quality and nutritional value and highlight one of the most important products in the agricultural sector.”

He added that the market is an important platform for visitors to know different types of honey such as Sidr, Al Sumar and wild honey. The event will conclude on Saturday.