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    Re: Raw honey: marketing standards

    I think the word "raw" is a opposition to "pasteurized". Some US packers do pasteurize honeys before packaging, I think this is the meaning of "raw honey", ie., "not pasteurized".
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    Crucial date for international market will be Sep 6th when the European Court will decide if honeys with presence of certain contents of GMO pollen will have to have a specific label warning or not....
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    RT @honeybroker: Asian Honey, Banned in Europe, Is Flooding U.S. Grocery Shelves... http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2011/08/honey-laundering/
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    With the dollar falling down all over the world and while China is seeking for bigger volumes of food, I can not see why food prices would come down. Unless we have a serious recession in the US, I...
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    If anyone is using the twetter, I m listed as @johnlaurino and would appreciate exchange market info there too/
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    Crops in South America are much better than expected. Combined, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay may have produced 35,000 tons or even 40,000 more than last year. Also, when summer approaches in the...
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    As far as I can see crops were bad also overseas. In Argentina probably they will not be able to even match the poor figures of 2009 (56,00 tons). Crops in Northeast Brazil were 50-60% off and...
  8. Re: Honey Solutions honey packing company has weekend fire

    Certainly food makers using HH products will be impacted and will have to possibly source some honey elsewhere. However I ask to myself if they would be willing or able to pay real prices. Up to now...
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    this is a USD 100,000 question ... I dont have any good idea/
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    he video says what has been said for 3-4 weeks : argentina has different scnearios in different areas, the crop will be better than 2009 but surely not a great one, the jornalist Petrera says total...
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    You ca get color volumes @ http://www.fas.usda.gov/gats/ExpressQuery1.aspx by selecting the HS code group 0409
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    In 2009 Brazil exported 26,000 tons of honey, app 65% to USA. Average price for US was $ 1.16/lb FOB US ports. This includes both conventional and organic honeys of all colors. In 2010 Brazil may...
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    It is certain the world will have a better crop not only in Argentina but in various other important honey production countries, including Brazil. This combined to the still unstable economy...
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    To Birds&Bees: <added by mod>

    This is the very TRUE. We know efforts are being made in various fronts, including official ones and this may take years and even so results may be not sufficient nor...
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    John,

    We have the same situation all over the world, it belongs to the nature of business. As far as I know the packers are very much necessary elements of the chain, they manage different levels...
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    Most of brazilian honeys are LA, I would say 50%. 20% ELA, 15% white and 15% amber or darker. I think such distribution should stay stable in the next years. Brazil is set to be an exporter as large...
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    This year has been a disaster in various important honey sourcing countries, it is unlike that such horrible crops will repeat next year. At the same time the economic situation is still far from a...
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    chinese "funny" honey is a nightmare for anyone serious about selling genuine honeys. I think most of you already know but few days ago we had a chinese executive pleading guilty in a...
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    Hello from Brazil

    I m a food ingredients broker so I have been working with bulk honeys exports since 2001. Presently I export brazilian honeys both to EU and North America. My website www.laurino-lopez.com.br
    I also...
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