KATHMANDU, April 2: Hemraj Devkota, owner of Swadeshi Honey and Bee Trade Center in Sarlahi, is worried due to the lack of honey sales. Six and a half tons of honey produced by Devkota at his bee farm has not been sold.

JUMLA, Dec 9: Amrita Rawal, 72, of Tatopani Rural Municipality-2, Jumla Dagiwada, has no leisure. She is busy taking care of bees, feeding them, extracting honey and processing it. When she started keeping bees in five hives 25 years ago, she became the first woman beekeeper in the district.

An unusual jar of honey and a ripping hot sheet pan were the keys to remaking what too often can be a forgettable side dish — roasted carrots.

LAMJUNG, Feb 5: Honey production of domestic bees has decreased in Lamjung district this year owing to various reasons such as adverse weather, infections and cold wave, among others.

Honey production drops by 90 percent

January 11, 2022 11:55 am

JAJARKOT, Jan 11: Beekeepers have witnessed a huge loss with a heavy decline in honey production in the district this year. The production of honey declined by 90 percent compared to the last year’s- and the beekeepers are worried.

Cold remedies that work

April 3, 2020 12:44 pm

Although it isn’t used to treat cold as much as other spices like ginger and cinnamon, garlic also works wonders to fight off cold. You can actually use it as a supplement for ginger in any recipe–although it is a tad bit bitter and unpleasant than ginger.

Health benefits of honey

December 23, 2019 09:56 am

The Antioxidants in it can help lower blood pressure

Filmmaker Joe Johnston, the creator of beloved franchise "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids", might be coming back for its reboot.

With a workforce of elderly women and using local ingredients, a honey and confectionery business put together with funds raised online is breathing life into an ailing Russian village.

The end of honey hunting season

May 13, 2018 11:34 am

The Nepali months of Chaitra and Baishakh (mid-March to mid-May) are known as the season to gather honey in rural part of Nepal. It’s almost the end of the season for the honey hunters this year. Locals along with commercial honey collectors are busy gathering honey in the villages. It is believed that honey from higher altitude is good for health as it has medicinal qualities in it.

Know your honey

November 3, 2017 08:27 am

Even though it’s been 25 years that she has studied Botany and, in particular, researched pollen and honey analysis, Mahalaxmi Shrestha still appears to be in awe of nature’s hardest workers, the bees. As it is, Nepal’s biodiversity and rich floral sources have helped produce a wide variety of honey.

Farmers, traders boycott honey fair

July 13, 2017 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 12: Different beekeeping farmers and traders have boycotted the 2nd National Honey Fair that started in Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 11: While production of honey is growing with every passing year, Nepali beekeepers have not been able to meet even the domestic demand.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The 2nd National Honey Fair started at the Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu from Monday.