The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Friday announced plans to certify Turkish pine honey at the EU level, aiming to increase the efficiency, sustainability and inclusiveness of Turkey’s honey sector.

A seminar organized under an initiative by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) gathered the country’s major pine honey industry players — beekeepers, processors, exporters, government officials and scientists, according to a statement.

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