May 2024 Regional Honey Price Report

May 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 ($/lb) 2.18 3.23 2.85 2.88 2.43 2.65 1.75-3.94 2.74 2.74 2.80 2.86
55 Gallon Drum – Amber ($/lb) 2.28 3.05 3.18 2.88 2.28 2.53 1.55-3.94 2.74 2.74 2.83 2.82
60 Pound Light (Retail) 246.36 321.20 257.50 217.25 247.50 222.66 350.00 120.00-400.00 250.78 4.18 259.36 236.90
60 Pound Amber (Retail) 237.27 320.00 257.50 234.14 360.00 230.30 208.33 120.00-400.00 248.98 4.15 260.01 230.99
Wholesale Prices Sold to Stores or Distributors in Case Lots
1/2 Pound per Case of 24 96.57 110.66 94.00 97.73 87.36 90.00 46.00-163.20 97.99 8.17 97.68 103.35
1 Pound per Case of 24 164.37 163.21 155.20 147.74 181.42 143.12 144.00 60.00-268.80 157.41 6.56 156.82 166.29
2 Pound per Case of 12 144.91 187.98 132.50 136.33 173.76 156.00 90.00-264.00 146.73 6.11 148.51 149.41
12 Ounces Plastic per Case of 24 138.61 157.15 132.49 113.73 118.32 127.04 108.00 78.00-240.00 131.01 7.28 133.04 127.33
5 Pound per Case of 6 166.42 236.40 178.91 145.28 156.48 144.00 101.95-330.00 168.04 5.60 158.47 160.62
Quarts per Case of 12 177.00 210.67 288.00 177.69 201.73 200.94 216.00 120.00-288.00 197.46 5.48 198.93 200.09
Pints per Case of 12 124.50 138.64 138.00 104.43 172.67 121.50 144.00 72.00-288.00 129.30 7.18 123.06 119.51
Retail Shelf Prices
1/2 Pound 6.39 7.60 5.64 5.63 5.45 6.83 3.50-11.00 6.38 12.76 6.64 6.28
12 Ounces Plastic 8.22 8.56 7.71 6.74 6.42 7.78 7.00 4.00-14.00 7.83 10.44 8.32 7.56
1 Pound 10.68 12.03 11.40 8.80 10.53 10.25 13.67 6.00-20.00 10.81 10.81 11.13 10.09
2 Pound 18.38 20.33 18.89 15.69 21.55 15.24 18.33 7.95-30.00 18.22 9.11 19.53 17.41
Pint 12.12 13.92 13.17 12.91 17.13 16.29 14.40 6.19-30.00 13.91 9.27 13.72 12.56
Quart 22.25 25.93 24.70 21.25 22.40 26.00 22.00 10.29-40.00 23.70 7.90 23.39 21.97
5 Pound 38.66 42.82 38.48 31.27 32.18 16.00-65.00 36.63 7.33 39.14 36.56
1 Pound Cream 11.78 14.76 12.95 11.98 15.00 14.00 5.79-21.00 12.66 12.66 13.36 11.88
1 Pound Cut Comb 16.82 21.40 19.40 14.00 20.00 8.00-32.00 16.95 16.95 16.29 14.21
Ross Round 12.85 17.65 12.00 15.16 15.00 14.25 8.00-24.00 14.32 19.09 14.71 12.63
Wholesale Wax (Light) 8.05 8.75 8.33 7.26 7.00 6.50 4.50 3.00-10.00 7.68 6.96 6.27
Wholesale Wax (Dark) 5.94 7.50 7.83 6.11 4.00 2.50-10.00 6.59 6.41 5.76
Pollination Fee/Colony 87.50 99.00 91.67 100.00 50.00 50.00-200.00 88.50 116.71 108.44
Almond Fee Only 60.00 200.00 161.67 180.00 120.00-200.00 164.17 190.00
Price of Nucs 205.42 191.00 180.00 188.86 190.00 228.50 205.00 135.00-280.00 196.19 193.17 190.42
Price of Packages 169.22 145.00 175.00 147.44 160.00 170.00 125.00-210.00 155.73 157.32 154.74

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 February/March2024.

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: Early
Amount of Flow: Light
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: Maple, Crocus, Skunk Cabbage, Snowdrop, Dandelion, Hellebore, Willow
In some areas, nothing was blooming yet due to cold temperatures.
Region 2: Maple, Pear, Henbit, Dandelion, Redbud, Dead-nettle, Peach, Dogwood, Cherry, Plum
Region 3: Maple, Clover, Dandelion, Plum, Pear, Elm, Henbit, Peach, Redbud
Region 4: Maple, Dandelion, Crocus, Plum
Region 5: Not enough responses
Region 6: Pear, Dandelion, Elm, Plum, Redbud, Indian Paintbrush, Maple, Oak
Region 7: Maple, Alder, Dandelion, Bulbs

Overall Top Blossoming Plants
Maple, Dandelion, Crocus, Henbit, Pear, Peach, Redbud, Plum, Elm

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 an unspecified Oxalic Acid mite treatment product.
Region 6: Most used a Formic mite treatment product.
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 April 2024 Honey Price Report