Apiculture Market Analysis: By Products (Honey, Beeswax, Live Bees); By Applications (Food & Beverage, Agriculture, Military, Medicine, Cosmetic and Chemical) and By Geography - Forecast (2015 - 2020)
Apiculture term is derived from the honeybee's Latin name Apis mellifera, meaning ‘honey gatherer’. It is the science and practice of keeping bees. Apiculture is one of the segments of agriculture which deals with over all study of honeybees. Honeybees plays an essential role in the agriculture and are accountable for more than 30% of the world’s food supply by facilitating pollination in about 100 flowering plant species. Apiculture involves maintenance of bee colonies for the collection of various produce like honey, beeswax, propolis, pollen and royal jelly. These products have considerable number of applications in various industries and are constantly growing in number due to the increasing awareness on benefits of these products.
The report analyzes the apiculture market by products, by application and geography. Products covered in the report are honey, beeswax, live bees and others. The market for live bees is estimated to grow significantly due to the rising need and importance of pollination in the agricultural fields. The apiculture market is also segmented by application such as food and beverages, agriculture, medical, cosmetics, chemical and paints. The report estimates the size of the global market in terms of value ($million).
The report provides market size and forecast for the regions of APAC, Europe, America and RoW. A detailed qualitative analysis of the factors responsible for driving and restraining growth of the apiculture market and future opportunities are provided in the report. This report on the global apiculture market identifies many such insights and M&A opportunities, besides providing a detailed analysis of the market. The report profiles seventeen key players of the apiculture market.
The key players involved in apiculture market are Betterbee Inc. (U.S.), Miller’s Honey Company (U.S.), Dabur India Limited (India), Shangdong Bokang Apiculture Co. Ltd. (China) Beehive Botanicals Inc. (U.S.)