Project snapshot: Increasing the value of Australian honey as a health food
Honey has a long history of use to treat digestive ailments and research suggests honey acts as a prebiotic food that favourably changes the balance...
Published: 6 May 2019
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The AgriFutures™ Honey Bee & Pollination Program supports research, development and extension (RD&E) to ensure a productive, sustainable and profitable Australian beekeeping industry and secure the pollination of Australia’s horticultural and agricultural crops.
Between 2014 and 2019 AgriFutures™ Honey Bee and Pollination Program invested $3.4 million in RD&E across 35 projects.
This document provides an overview of the program and highlights several projects identified by the Advisory Panel as key (spotlight) research projects that will play a critical in ensuring a productive, sustainable and profitable industry.