Since the 60s - honey bee farming began popularizing the Dong Nai, a small scale, retail, mainly "Self-sufficient"
So far, after nearly 50 years - Dong Nai honeybee industry has become a typical export industries of the province. Today in Dong Nai province has more than 800 bee farms, with a total exploit now in the season up to 200,000 bees. There the average annual output to 6,000 tons of honey.
Because of the specific consumption habits of the local market, so more than 90% of the Dong Nai honey for export, mainly to markets of developed countries: U.S., EU, Japan.
Although demand for honey in the world is very large, but food safety and hygiene requirements are a huge challenge for the U.S. bee industry in general and in particular Dong Nai honeybee industry. Especially in terms of honey production we are in situation "Shifting cultivation, migrant" is hard to test, quality control during feeding and extraction.
Stability, maintain and development market is the problem "Survive" Dong Nai's bee industry. In which: the quality factor is the key to open the future for the development of the honey bee industry in Dong Nai.
To do that, no one else but us all: The Beekeepers - Dong Nai Beekeepers Association - Dongnai Honey bee Corporation.
Dong Nai have vegetation and abundant sources of plant security; temperature, moisture are suitable for growth of bees, beekeeping with Apis mellifera experience has been accumulated in more than five decades. Thus, the economy of Dong Nai beekeepers have been quite a lot.
Everyone wants to maintain and develop beekeeping, but no one realized fully:
Antibiotic residues in honey come from?
1) Use of sugar in the feeding season.
2) Prevention and treatment methods for honey is not true.
3) Use the artificial pollen powder made of unknown origin.
4) Addition of food and contaminated trace residues.
5) Packing and container of honey.
Antibiotic residues in agricultural products is the obsession of consumers around the world. With technical barriers more strictly -Requires each beekeepers ethics, because of responsibility for Dong Nai honeybee industry, and also because of his own life to take practical action in the process of raising maintenance and exploitation of the bee products industry.
For Dongnai Beekeepers Association
To reinforce the club is based on preliminary review the operation of "Clean beekeepers Club" to get the standard model with explicit criteria of The Club in accordance with special conditions Dong Nai weather for the development, aiming to create a strong base system, beekeepers connection with the business.Through which to disseminate beekeeping experience, grasp of the market requirements to guide the beekeepers.
Also: The club is not only sharing information but also the closeness with each other, help each other in life's difficulties, and monitoring community to good management of product quality.
It will be a supporter for beekeepers; On the basis of the investment guaranteed prices, product consumption for the members of the club - good service, counsel and prevent disease-free bees charge, Guide how to place their apiaries.
Creating conditions for beekeepers have the opportunity to become shareholders of the Company, on the basis of newly issued convertible bonds. Initiative to connect the value chain:
Beehives development - feeding - extraction - transport - Store - Pre-processing and export.
What to do: "The beekeepers become weathy, company becomes powerful "? - not only is the purpose and responsibilities of beekeepers and companies but also the obligation of everyone in the situation of international economic integration.
The Other informations:
- Workshop on honeybee breeding with Apis Mellifera.
- Congress of Dongnai Beekeepers Association Term IV (2011 - 2016).
- Ceremony commended "Learning Good - Living Good" 2011.
- The 12th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in 2011.
- Seminar "Honey, Quality, Market".
- Opening the new Store.
- APIDONA awarded HACCP Certificate.
- Seminar "Tracability and Production of Organic honey"
- Meeting team leaders of " Clean Beekeepers Club" in 2010.