ADFCA partakes in ‘Honey Made in UAE’ Conference and Exhibition
12/15/2014 12:00 AM

Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has participated in the "Honey Made in UAE" Conference and Exhibition held from 30th November to 4th December at Rotana Rahyaan Khalidiya Palace. ​​

The participation of ADFCA came in the form of sponsorship to financially support some small-scale projects related to honey products as well as in the form of knowledge sharing with regards to research, production and health aspects of the domain. ​​

During the activities, Dr. Denis Les Anderson of ADFCA delivered a lecture about Varroa mites which are recognized as the biggest pest to honeybees worldwide. ​​

​​Many experts and business persons in the domain attended in the event which aimed at developing the local honey production sector.

​​The event underscored honey’s cultural and economical importance as well as highlighted its position as a food and medicine.

Also, the conference and exhibition featured the honey production as a prime area for Small and Medium Scale Industry (SMIs) which brings in quick monetary returns and helps local economy to open up to global arena with a focus on self dependence and use of renewed resources. ​​​

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