bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Globalism and beekeeping

The recent protests about the proposals to allow honey imports to New Zealand are put into sharp focus by the experience of one beekeeper in “neighbouring” Australia:

Norm Pope is selling honey today at A$1.60 and A$2.05 per kilogram instead of the A$4.50 to A$5 per kilogram two and a half years ago. Norm blames the big supermarkets and cheap Chinese imports.


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