Counterfeit Honey Sales in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Illegal honey factories in Bosnia and Herzegovina produce up to 1,000 tonnes of fake honey each year. The counterfeiters sell the counterfeit honey to producers for $6.50 (€5) per kilogram, according to the president of the Beekeepers Association.

Genuine honey costs up between $9.82 to $13 (€7.5 to €10) per kilo.

Worldwide, counterfeit foods creates up to $40 Billion in market losses.

Source:  Mladen Dragojlovic, “Counterfeit foods, other products threaten BiH market,” SE Times, June 21, 2013.