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Fact: In 2020 the EU had approximately 19 million honeybee hives, managed by 615,000 beekeepers. These hives altogether produced 275,000 tonnes of honey. Beekeeping is practiced in all EU Member States where, together, they are the world’s second largest honey producer, after China with 500,000 tonnes. Despite millions of hives, people are worried about honeybees. Ask any number of people on the street, and most will claim honeybees are disappearing. Wrong!