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  • Beekeepers attend periodic workshops to develop their craft.
  • During harvest time, beekeepers work together to harvest each other's honey.
  • Beekeeping is passed down from one generation to the next.
  • Beekeepers attend to the hives, using minimal intervention to provide for the health of the bees and the environment.

Kanan means to care for in Yucatec Maya. It reflects our dedication to our bees, our environment, and our traditions.

Direct to your table

Our objective is to bring our highest quality, all-natural honey direct to you and foster economic and social development in our communities.

Our honey

We integrate the best practices in the production and processing of honey as established by institutions such as SAGARPA, with traditional Maya beekeeping, one of the oldest activities in our region.

Who we are

Integradora Apícola Kanan SA de CV (ApiKanan) was formed in 2013 to unite over 70 beekeepers located in nine rural communities in Yucatán, México. Our member beekeepers have extensive experience in their family-owned apiaries.

Our News

Kanan in Forbes Magazine

Integradora Apícola Kanan SA de CV was names one of the 10 small businesses with high impact.

Honey’s healing properties

There are many sources which describe the healing properties of honey, one of the oldest traditional medicines. We see a renewed interest in honey for... Read More

A New Phase

For decades our member honey cooperatives have sold large quantities of their honey to state intermediaries who then bottled and sold the product internationally. These... Read More
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Export Certificate

According to the Diario de Yucatán, in June 2013, “the president of the business Cab Balam, SPR, profesor Abelardo Balam Chi, of the Mérida commisary of... Read More

The Environment

We are serious about our commitment to the environment. We do not use pesticides, insecticides, antibiotics, or any substance prohibited by health authorities in our... Read More

Taller/Workshop 8

Foster a strong economy, improve our apiaries and environment, and preserve traditional Maya apiculture.

Taller/Workshop 7


Honeybees are important to environmental sustainability and agriculture. We support our families through beekeeping activities.

Garlic & honey tonic

Learn about the health giving properties of Garlic and Honey and how to make a Garlic Honey tonic. Julie Bruton-Seal and Matthew Seal show you... Read More