Egypt Honey Market Research Report – Forecast to 2027

Egypt Honey Market Research Report: information by type (clover honey, citrus honey, cotton honey, wildflower honey, others) application (food & beverages, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, others) packaging, by regions (Egypt) – Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/4778-CR | July 2018 | Region: Rest of Middle East & Africa | 64 pages

Market Synopsis


The market for honey in Egypt was valued at over USD 19 Mn in 2017. Egypt remains a lucrative destination for honey traders. By 2023-end, the Egypt Honey Market is set to exceed a valuation of USD 26 Mn, suggesting a steady growth of the market over the next couple of years. Honey continues to be a popular food item amongst Egyptians. The consumption of honey in Egypt has also increased owing to the growing level of awareness about the health benefits of the product. Moreover, honey has an extended lineage in the country, being traditionally used in various home-made remedies and wellness products. Demand for honey in the country is partly due to its extensive use in manufacturing other end products such as cosmetics, desserts, and personal care products. Honey is a natural product with zero side-effects, which makes it a highly marketable both in its raw form and as a processed item.

Report Overview


This MRFR report offers a descriptive analysis of the honey market in Egypt. It includes growth analysis of the market in recent years along with an assessment of current market trends and revenue forecast for the next five years, until 2023. Key macro and micro-economic factors that are likely to influence the honey market in Egypt during the forecast period are also discussed in the report. As a part of the research, different types of honey (clover honey, citrus honey, cotton honey, wildflower honey) that are available in Egypt are also profiled in the report along with their market valuation. Revenue assessment has been made on the basis of various application areas of the product such as food & beverages, personal care products, and pharmaceuticals. Bottle, jar, tube and tub are among the primary honey packaging solutions mentioned in the report.


Report Coverage:


Historical market trends, market dynamics, forecast, market volume and value by region as well as by segmentation, country-level analysis for each market segment, key player’s market share analysis and market factor analysis which covers Porter's five forces analysis of the market.


Players Covered


Ahla Honey, Elnada Bee , Mudga Agriculture & Food Products suppliers , Imtenan , Mahmoud Gomaa Abd El Galil Co, Honey World, Dabur Egypt Ltd., EL Rashidi EL Mizan Confectionery.


Research Methodology


Market Research Future (MRFR) commits its expertise in providing critical perspectives on industries and markets by employing meticulous and fail-safe research methods. Extensive primary and secondary research processes are exercised to identify cross-category market trends and developments. Primary data collection method includes surveys and first-hand interviews with key level executives such as CEOs, VPs, and business development managers among others. The secondary data collection method ensures the authenticity of the primary data, which involves white paper references, SEC filing, paid database and research publications available in public domain. This holistic data collection method provisions generation of highly accurate and relevant market foresight. Top-down and bottom-up approaches validate the quality of the information provided in our reports, helping clients to accelerate value creation in the market.


Other Description



  • Market Denomination- USD Million

  • Base Year- 2017

  • Forecast Period- From 2018 to 2023


For the scope of the research, MRFR’s report offers a comprehensive segmental analysis of Egypt honey market


By Type



  • Clover Honey

  • Citrus Honey

  • Cotton Honey

  • Wildflower Honey

  • Others


By Application



  • Food & Beverages

  • Personal Care Products

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Others


By Packaging



  • Bottle

  • Jar

  • Tube

  • Tub

  • Others


Intended Audience



  • Honey manufacturers

  • Beekeepers

  • Food & Beverage Industry

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Personal Care Product Industry

  • Traders, Importers & Exporters

  • E-commerce



Speak to Analyst Ask for Customization

1 Executive Summary

2 Market Introduction

2.1 Definition 16

2.2 Scope of the Study 16

2.3 Assumptions 16

2.4 Market Structure 17

2.5 Key Takeaways 17

2.6 Key Buying Criteria 18

3 Research Methodology

3.1 Research Process 20

3.2 Primary Research 20

3.3 Secondary Research 21

3.4 Market Size Estimation 22

4 Market Dynamics

4.1 Introduction 24

4.2 Drivers 24

4.2.1 Health benefits associated with honey 24

4.2.2 Advancements in honey harvesting technology 24

4.2.3 Increasing demand for Monofloral honey 24

4.2.4 Drivers Impact Analysis 25

4.3 Restraints 25

4.3.1 Honeybee losses 25

4.3.2 Fluctuation in prices of honey 25

4.3.3 Restraints Impact Analysis 26

4.4 Opportunities 26

4.4.1 High inclination towards natural sweeteners 26

4.4.2 R&D investments 26

4.4.3 Innovative packaging 26

4.5 Challenges 27

4.5.1 Illegal honey laundering 27

5 Market Factor Analysis

5.1 Value Chain Analysis 29

5.2 Supply Chain Analysis 30

5.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis 31

5.3.1 Porter's 5 Forces Analysis: Honey 31

5.3.2 Threat of New Entrants 31

5.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers 32

5.3.4 Threat of Substitutes 32

5.3.5 Bargaining Power of Buyers 32

5.3.6 Intensity of Rivalry 33

5.4 Mega Trends 33

5.4.1 Trade (Import-export) Analysis 33

5.4.1.1 Honey Export Analysis 33

5.4.1.2 Honey Import Analysis 33

6 Egypt Honey Market, By Type

6.1 Overview 36

6.1.1 Clover Honey 36

6.1.2 Citrus Honey 36

6.1.3 Cotton Honey 36

6.1.4 Wildflower Honey 36

6.1.5 Others 36

7 Egypt Honey Market, By Application

7.1 Overview 39

7.1.1 Food & Beverages 39

7.1.2 Personal Care Products 39

7.1.3 Pharmaceuticals 39

7.1.4 Others 39

8 Egypt Honey Market, By Packaging

8.1 Overview 42

8.1.1 Bottle 42

8.1.2 Jar 42

8.1.3 Tube 42

8.1.4 Tub 42

8.1.5 Others 42

9 Egypt Honey Market, By Region

9.1 Introduction 45

9.2 North Africa 46

Egypt Honey Market, By Type

Egypt Honey Market, By Application

Egypt Honey Market, By Packaging

9.3 South-West Asia 49

Egypt Honey Market, By Type

Egypt Honey Market, By Application

Egypt Honey Market, By Packaging

10 Company Profiles

10.1 Ahla Honey 53

10.1.1 Company Overview 53

10.1.2 Financial Overview 53

10.1.3 Products Offerings 53

10.1.4 Key Developments 53

10.1.5 Key Strategy 53

10.2 Elnada Bee 54

10.2.1 Company Overview 54

10.2.2 Financial Overview 54

10.2.3 Products Offerings 54

10.2.4 Key Developments 54

10.2.5 Key Strategy 54

10.3 Mudga Agriculture & Food Products suppliers 55

10.3.1 Company Overview 55

10.3.2 Financial Overview 55

10.3.3 Products Offerings 55

10.3.4 Key Developments 55

10.3.5 SWOT Analysis 55

10.3.6 Key Strategy 55

10.4 Imtenan 56

10.4.1 Company Overview 56

10.4.2 Financial Overview 56

10.4.3 Products Offerings 56

10.4.4 Key Developments 57

10.4.5 SWOT Analysis 57

10.4.6 Key Strategy 57

10.5 Mahmoud Gomaa Abd El Galil Co 58

10.5.1 Company Overview 58

10.5.2 Products Offerings 58

10.5.3 Financial Overview 58

10.5.4 Key Strategy 58

10.6 Honey World 59

10.6.1 Company Overview 59

10.6.2 Financial Overview 59

10.6.3 Products Offerings 59

10.6.4 Key Strategy 59

10.7 Dabur Egypt Ltd. 60

10.7.1 Company Overview 60

10.7.2 Financial Overview 60

10.7.3 Products Offerings 60

10.7.4 Key Strategy 60

10.8 EL Rashidi EL Mizan Confectionery 61

10.8.1 Company Overview 61

10.8.2 Financial Overview 61

10.8.3 Products Offerings 61

10.8.4 Key Strategy 61

11 Conclusion

11.1 Key Findings 63

11.1.1 CEO’s Viewpoint 63

11.1.2 Key Companies to Watch 63

11.1.3 Prediction 63

12 List of Tables

TABLE 1 EGYPT HONEY MARKET, BY REGION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 10

TABLE 2 EGYPT HONEY MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 11

TABLE 3 EGYPT HONEY MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 12

TABLE 4 EGYPT HONEY MARKET, BY PACKAGING, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 13

TABLE 5 EGYPT HONEY PRODUCTION VOLUME, 2020-2027 (TONS) 14

TABLE 6 EGYPT HONEY CONSUMPTION VOLUME, 2020-2027 (TONS) 14

TABLE 7 LIST OF ASSUMPTIONS 16

TABLE 8 FORECAST MODEL 22

TABLE 9 EGYPT: HONEY MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 36

TABLE 10 EGYPT: HONEY MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 TONS 37

TABLE 11 EGYPT: HONEY MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 39

TABLE 12 EGYPT: HONEY MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 TONS 40

TABLE 13 EGYPT: HONEY MARKET, BY PACKAGING, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 42

TABLE 14 EGYPT: HONEY MARKET, BY PACKAGING, 2020-2027 TONS 43

TABLE 15 EGYPT HONEY MARKET, BY REGION, 2020-2027(USD MILLION) 45

TABLE 16 EGYPT HONEY MARKET, BY REGION, 2020-2027TONS 45

TABLE 17 NORTH AFRICA: HONEY MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027(USD MILLION) 46

TABLE 18 NORTH AFRICA: HONEY MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 TONS 46

TABLE 19 NORTH AFRICA: HONEY MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 47

TABLE 20 NORTH AFRICA: HONEY MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 TONS 47

TABLE 21 NORTH AFRICA: HONEY MARKET, BY PACKAGING, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 48

TABLE 22 NORTH AFRICA: HONEY MARKET, BY PACKAGING, 2020-2027 TONS 48

TABLE 23 SOUTH-WEST ASIA: HONEY MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 49

TABLE 24 SOUTH-WEST ASIA: HONEY MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 TONS 49

TABLE 25 SOUTH-WEST ASIA: HONEY MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 50

TABLE 26 SOUTH-WEST ASIA: HONEY MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 TONS 50

TABLE 27 SOUTH-WEST ASIA: HONEY MARKET, BY PACKAGING, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 51

TABLE 28 SOUTH-WEST ASIA: HONEY MARKET, BY PACKAGING, 2020-2027 TONS 51


13 List of Figures

FIGURE 1 EGYPT HONEY MARKET SHARE (%), BY REGION (2020-2027) 10

FIGURE 2 EGYPT HONEY MARKET SHARE (%), BY TYPE (2020-2027) 11

FIGURE 3 EGYPT HONEY MARKET SHARE (%), BY APPLICATION (2020-2027) 12

FIGURE 4 EGYPT HONEY MARKET SHARE (%), BY PACKAGING (2020-2027) 13

FIGURE 5 EGYPT HONEY MARKET: MARKET STRUCTURE 17

FIGURE 6 KEY TAKEAWAYS OF THE HONEY MARKET 17

FIGURE 7 KEY BUYING CRITERIA OF HONEY 18

FIGURE 8 RESEARCH PROCESS OF MRFR 20

FIGURE 9 TOP DOWN & BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 22

FIGURE 10 MARKET DYNAMICS OF EGYPT HONEY MARKET 24

FIGURE 11 DRIVERS IMPACT ANALYSIS: EGYPT HONEY MARKET 25

FIGURE 12 RESTRAINTS IMPACT ANALYSIS: HONEY MARKET 26

FIGURE 13 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS: HONEY MARKET 29

FIGURE 14 SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS: HONEY MARKET 30

FIGURE 15 PORTER'S 5 FORCES ANALYSIS OF EGYPT HONEY MARKET 31

FIGURE 16 TRENDS IN HONEY EXPORTS (2020-2027), TONS 33

FIGURE 17 TRENDS IN HONEY IMPORTS (2020-2027), TONS 34

Escalating demand for natural sweeteners is adding fuel to the growth of honey market


Major key players listed in the Egypt honey market include Ahla Honey, Elnada Bee, Imtenan and Dabur Egypt Ltd. The listed players account for the major share in the Egypt honey market. The established players are identified to follow certain strategies to sustain their consumer base to compete with the new players entering in the honey market.


Ahla Honey is among the renowned players in the honey market in Egypt. The company was established in 2004, and the produces honey and its derivatives across the country. The company is identified to invest heavily in its R&D sector to develop quality honey to strengthen their consumer base. Additionally, Ahla Honey have a high inclination towards product development due to which they have a strong product portfolio that seeks consumers’ attention towards their product offerings.


Imtenan is another established player listed in the Egypt honey market. The company offers a wide range of products and hence have a strong product portfolio. The company emphasizes on the production of organic products to ensure that the consumer's demand is met. The company specializes in nutritional products and are upfront towards the adoption of better processing technologies to enhance their production capacity.


Dabur Egypt Ltd. is also considered as one of the established players in the honey market. The company has a huge product portfolio and strong brand identity. Additionally company has adopted new strategies such as maximizing the growth of the core product segments and acquisitions to strengthen core areas of the product portfolio.


Other prominent players in the market include EL Rashidi EL Mizan Confectionery, Honey World, Mahmoud Gomaa Abd El Galil Co, and other players. The key players in the Egypt honey market are focusing on new product launch and on launching their products in convenience packaging to capture a large consumer base. Additionally, they are making efforts to bring in cost-effective products to market.