Honey imports to USA continue to rise, offsetting declining production
Over the last 30 years, U.S. honey production has declined by around 1.4% per year while honey imports have grown by 7.6% per year, filling the domestic supply deficit. Imports have exceeded domestic honey production since 2005 & accounted for 74% of total U.S. honey supplies in 2021. The top three foreign #suppliers—#India, #Vietnam, and #Argentina—supply more than 71% of imported honey. Honey imports have expanded with rising domestic consumption of honey & #HoneySweetenedProducts.