Published: December 05 2023
Budapest is hosting the 14th Gyula Honey and Gingerbread Festival on December 8-9. The festival aims to promote honey and celebrate the Hungarian Honey of the Year.
Increasing Variety and Consumption of Honey
Over the years, there has been progress in the variety and consumption of honey in Hungary. More people are now looking for different types of honey, such as rapeseed honey, which was previously unsaleable. Additionally, the average annual per capita honey consumption in Hungary has been rising.
Unique Public and Professional Programs
The festival offers a unique experience for the public. Highlights include a torchlight parade of the honey cavalry regiments and a beekeeping fair where local honey varieties will be on sale. The professional program includes presentations on the current state of the Hungarian beekeeping sector, honey market trends, the impact of beekeeping on mental health, and the effects of the Asian hornet in Europe.
Special Campaign to Promote Domestic Honey
To further promote domestic honey, a special campaign has been introduced in conjunction with the festival.
For more details about the festival, including the complete program, visit www.visitgyula.com.
Questions & Answers
When is the Gyula Honey and Gingerbread Festival held? The Gyula Honey and Gingerbread Festival is held on December 8-9.
What is the main aim of the Gyula Honey and Gingerbread Festival? The main aim of the festival is to promote honey.
How has honey consumption in Hungary changed over the years? Average annual per capita honey consumption in Hungary has been increasing over the years.
What type of honey were customers primarily looking for a few years ago in Hungary? A few years ago, customers were primarily looking for acacia and mixed honey.
What type of honey are people now looking for in Hungary? People are now also looking for rapeseed honey in Hungary.
What activities are included in the Gyula Honey and Gingerbread Festival program? The program includes a torchlight parade of the honey cavalry regiments, a beekeeping fair, and a presentation on the current situation in the Hungarian beekeeping sector.
Who will be giving a presentation on the current situation in the Hungarian beekeeping sector at the festival? The President of the National Hungarian Beekeeping Association will be giving the presentation.
Where can I find the detailed program of the Gyula Honey and Gingerbread Festival? The detailed program of the festival is available at www.visitgyula.com.