Watch: Why now is the ‘sweet’ time to visit Dubai’s Hatta village

  • Date: 27-Dec-2022
  • Source: Gulf News
  • Sector:Real Estate
  • Country:UAE
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Watch: Why now is the ‘sweet’ time to visit Dubai’s Hatta village

Dubai: The Hatta Honey Festival that celebrates the beekeeping farmers and honey makers of the UAE returned to Dubai’s Hatta on Tuesday, making it the ‘sweet’ time to visit the mountainous village. Dubai Municipality launched the 7th edition of the Hatta Honey Festival at the Municipality’s Hatta Hall. From international award winning Sidr and Samr honey from the UAE to the expensive Omani Frankincense honey, many varieties of natural honey are being showcased at the festival that will run till December 31. From propolis candies to honey-ginger shots, several types of honey products are also on sale. Most of the around 50 honey producers from across the UAE — including Emirati beekeepers, who form the majority, and a few Arab apiarists — are also providing limited time offers to the visitors at the five-day festival that is being held from 9am till 8pm daily. In keeping with the Municipality’s efforts to give the necessary assistance to local production sectors in Hatta, the festival aims at supporting the UAE’s honey production industry and improving the economic opportunities available to its citizens. Alia Al Harmoodi, acting CEO of the Environment, Health, and Safety Agency at Dubai Municipality highlighted that the event illustrates