The country sold $5.2 million in 2009, up from $2.9 million in 2008.
85% of the total production is shipped abroad. The main buyers in Europe are the U.K., Germany, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Holland, Italy and France. In America, the top purchasers are the United States, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Honduras.
Carlos Cáceres, head of the Honey Division at Exportadora Internacional Dinámica S.A., explained the increase as a result of a remarkable boost in domestic production and the fact that importing countries are now accepting multiflora honey.