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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    The English (Imperial) gallon is not the same as a USA Gallon. To convert from USA Gallon to an Imperial Gallon multiply by 0.8327. So, that means a 44gal (imperial) drum could hold 52.84 USA...
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    Why deal through a broker? Is brokering a necessary added cost in today's market? Both good questions - and my answer could only be speculative at this point in time, since I am not yet a broker. So,...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Trevor,

    Basically, IMO a "Honey Broker" is someone who buys and sells HONEY. This activity may be by "direct acquisition" and held in storage or purchasing for a client per contract for direct...
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    Trevor, as a newbie wannabee honey broker - could you give me an example of what is considered "bulk" quantities? In anticipation of a positive response I thank you in advance....
    P.S. Are the...
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    Imperial folks use 44 gallon drums - US gallon is smaller. My mistake, should have made sure it was more clearly defined. Drum is the same size, but not Barrels that is a different measurement ......
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    Matt, lesson one for a "to-bee-broker" learn the jargon! Can I assume "in-the-barrel" is a food grade 44 gallon drum? Can I assume this price is "net" weight of the honey excluding "barrel" weight...
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    Yes I do Mark and fully understand the necessity to a long term commitment to reach success.
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    What are the necessary requirements in becoming a "honey" broker.
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