April 2024 Regional Honey Price Report

April 2024 Regional Honey Price Report

Reporting Regions

Region 1
Region 2
Region 3
Region 4
Region 5
Region 6
Region 7
Summary
History
Extracted Honey Prices Sold Bulk to Packers or Processors
Range
Average
Price/Pound
Last Month
Last Year
55 Gallon Drum – Light ($/lb) 2.30 2.90 2.85 3.13 2.45 3.00 1.79-3.60 2.80 2.80 2.78 2.82
55 Gallon Drum – Amber ($/lb) 2.75 3.55 2.81 3.50 2.33 2.70 1.70-3.60 2.83 2.83 2.68 2.79
60 Pound Light (Retail) 266.25 328.33 283.33 223.43 221.67 239.33 350.00 168.98-385.00 259.36 4.32 242.26 220.53
60 Pound Amber (Retail) 266.11 295.00 283.33 229.00 242.80 237.50 160.00-380.00 260.01 4.33 246.95 217.27
Wholesale Prices Sold to Stores or Distributors in Case Lots
1/2 Pound per Case of 24 98.36 119.60 80.00 93.00 87.36 90.00 46.00-153.60 97.68 8.14 101.31 98.89
1 Pound per Case of 24 164.28 186.33 158.00 137.68 181.42 137.76 144.00 96.00-268.80 156.82 6.53 170.21 152.48
2 Pound per Case of 12 148.30 216.00 135.00 124.33 173.76 156.00 156.00 84.00-264.00 148.51 6.19 152.65 139.04
12 Ounces Plastic per Case of 24 135.69 146.08 146.00 108.46 114.92 120.00 240.00 78.00-360.00 133.04 7.39 141.37 117.85
5 Pound per Case of 6 164.22 240.00 134.37 156.48 127.00 101.95-330.00 158.47 5.28 159.56 154.76
Quarts per Case of 12 195.25 207.60 235.67 180.27 193.95 196.20 216.00 120.00-288.00 198.93 5.53 193.73 191.79
Pints per Case of 12 108.75 135.50 120.00 106.90 154.75 121.50 72.00-288.00 123.06 6.84 123.22 115.93
Retail Shelf Prices
1/2 Pound 6.75 7.66 6.37 5.69 5.45 6.25 8.17 3.00-13.00 6.64 13.28 6.56 6.32
12 Ounces Plastic 8.89 8.34 8.75 7.09 6.41 6.95 12.67 4.59-20.00 8.32 11.09 8.42 7.50
1 Pound 10.76 11.55 12.19 9.58 10.53 10.83 14.40 6.49-20.00 11.13 11.13 10.96 10.33
2 Pound 19.05 20.75 20.58 17.26 21.55 15.50 27.00 8.99-36.00 19.53 9.77 18.76 17.45
Pint 14.30 13.12 11.78 12.23 16.85 16.40 17.20 7.49-30.00 13.72 9.14 13.36 12.32
Quart 26.33 23.39 22.18 21.09 21.38 25.00 28.80 11.20-42.00 23.39 7.80 23.30 21.79
5 Pound 44.18 48.33 44.50 32.04 38.85 29.18 18.00-90.00 39.14 7.83 39.11 35.08
1 Pound Cream 14.66 13.78 12.00 11.42 15.00 15.00 8.00-25.00 13.36 13.36 13.56 12.36
1 Pound Cut Comb 16.50 15.68 15.29 16.60 20.00 18.00 8.00-30.00 16.29 16.29 16.32 14.83
Ross Round 13.49 15.06 25.00 12.00 16.00 7.25-25.00 14.71 19.61 14.56 11.89
Wholesale Wax (Light) 7.89 7.80 7.50 5.88 6.50 6.67 4.50 3.52-10.00 6.96 7.33 8.10
Wholesale Wax (Dark) 5.82 8.02 6.33 6.02 4.75 2.25-10.00 6.41 6.50 6.95
Pollination Fee/Colony 107.00 121.25 96.50 171.00 63.33 50.00-275.00 116.71 100.75 105.76
Almond Fee Only 192.50 180.00 165.00-250.00 190.00 192.14
Price of Nucs 196.39 187.50 176.88 199.38 190.00 227.50 211.33 125.00-250.00 193.17 191.69
Price of Packages 167.60 148.33 168.75 149.60 160.00 150.00 125.00-250.00 157.32 153.42

Please note: anywhere within each region that there is a ‘-‘ it is because no information was sent to us for that specific item in that region.

How do you compare to our honey reporters? All data collected is from January/February 2024.

Average Honey Flow Time and Amount per Region
Region 1:
Timing of Flow: No flow
Amount of Flow: No flow
Region 2:
Timing of Flow: No flow
Amount of Flow: No flow
Region 3:
Timing of Flow: No flow
Amount of Flow: No flow
Region 4:
Timing of Flow: No flow
Amount of Flow: No flow
Region 5:
Timing of Flow: No flow
Amount of Flow: No flow
Region 6:
Timing of Flow: No flow
Amount of Flow: No flow
Region 7:
Timing of Flow: No flow
Amount of Flow: No flow

Top Blossoming Plants per Region
Region 1: Nothing
Region 2: Maple, Henbit
Region 3: Dandelion, Henbit, Maple
Region 4: Nothing
Region 5: Nothing
Region 6: Juniper
Region 7: Crocus

Overall Top Blossoming Plants
Most responded with no plants blooming due to Winter weather and temperatures, but a few plants were starting to bloom in some areas: Maple, Henbit, Dandelion, Crocus, Snow Drop, Jasmine

Mite Treatment per Region
Region 1: Most used no mite treatment.
Region 2: Most used no mite treatment.
Region 3: Most used no mite treatment.
Region 4: Most used no mite treatment.
Region 5: Most used no mite treatment.
Region 6: Most used no mite treatment.
Region 7: Most used no mite treatment.

To the left is the map of our regions. All responses are collected from individuals within each region. If you are interested in becoming a report for Bee Culture, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/qai8NFY2th3a4c696

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See March 2024 Honey Price Report