Sweet spot for honey exporter
state’s honey has a great taste,” he said.
He said he met the Norrises at their Salamanca market stall and was so impressed the company bought their stock.
Mr Norris said Tasmania produced about 1000 tonnes of leatherwood honey each year.
While happy to be sending his first container to China, he said he could produce more if the state had more leatherwood trees.
The Tasmanian honey industry is worth about $15 million annually but the value of bee pollination brings that to more than $200 million. TASTE THAT: Peter Norris with Finely Zhang.