Apiprodex company began its operations in 2002, being the firm that set on the market the concept of ecological honey and apiary products.
The company was established for production activities, processing and export of high quality apiary products, origin from Romania.
The head office and the warehouse are located in Tîrgu- Mureş, a city placed in central Transylvania, thus facilitating better logistics and supply of the central purchasing point. Our Organic certification program vises aprox. 120 beekeepers across the country, which means that the organic honey of over 15.000 bee colonies can be found on the European market.
As a novelty, in the summer of 2012 a new certification project was initiated, recognized by the West European market as “NATURLAND” and aiming for the moment 12 beekeepers with aprox. 2.000 bee colonies. Inspection and certification of the organic bee families is provided by ECOINSPECT, in accordance with EC regulation 834/2007. Also, there can be honey purchased from different beekeepers that are organic certified by other European mierecertification bodies, such as: CSI GmbH, BCS Oeko Warranty, AGRECO, Ecocert, Ceres GmbH. Prior to delivery, the honey is analyzed according to the following parameters: antibiotics, humidity, HMF and it is closely monitored to prevent counterfeiting with sugars or other additives. Safety of the foodstuff is ensured by ISO 22000 quality system implemented by the firm URS (United Registrar of Systems) Romania.
The range of products that Apiprodex company can offer includes organic honey in bulk, in drums of 300 kg, of the following types: acacia, linden, polyfloral and manna, but also some apiary products such as pollen and propolis.
Apiprodex products, with a high quality level, are certified by the inspection and certification body S.C. Ecoinspect S.R.L., that has the MADR/ EU code RO-ECO-008. Our assortments of honey, having the organic products status are internationally reconized according to the regulations CE 834/ 2007 and CE 889/ 2008 and have been awarded at international events. Apiprodex is selling the beehoney in special drums of 300 kg or in glass jars of 135g, 250g, 500g or 1 kg. Labelling of these products is in accordance with the national rules which are aligned to the European regulations. Retail products can be found on the national market under the brand named „Nectarul Carpaţilor” and internationally there is “Karpaten Nektar”, which are protected trademarks of the Apiprodex company. Business activity is conducted on several plans:
Advise and counseling of the BIO operators from the Apiprodex program Those willing to become our collaborators, such as beekeepers, clients or consumers, and even suppliers, can contact Apiprodex team through contact data. You can see our catalogue by clicking here.
According to the EU regulations, the internal procedure of honey acquisition no. 01/2008 as per ISO 22000 & HACCP and STAS 784/1989
|PARAMETERS||HONEY – PRODUCT RANGE|
|Colour||almost colorless to pale yellow||yellow, orange to reddish||yellow, gold yellow||yellow, reddish yellow to dark brown|
|Smell||nice and distinctive||nice and distinctive||nice and distinctive||nice and distinctive|
|Taste||nice, sweet, distinctive||sweet, strong flavored, distinctive||nice, sweet, distinctive||sweet, strong flavored, distinctive|
|Humidity (%)||max 18||max 18||max 18||max 18|
|Colour parameter (mm)||max 16||34-50||max 35||50-70|
|Polen (%)||min 30||min 30||min 40||-|
|Hydroxymethylfurfural HMF (mg/kg)||max 10||max 10||max 10||max 10|
|Impurities (wax, bees, wood chips and any other foreign body or residues)||none||none||none||none|