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As a young child, István Györgyi decided to become a beekeeper after flipping through an old beekeeping book he found at his grandmother’s place, making him the first in the family to do so. He taught himself the craft through self-study and embarked on this path two decades ago. He maintains around 150 beehives in the Vál Valley, where there are many protected natural areas, making it an ideal location for beekeeping. He doesn’t migrate his hives; instead, the bees in the area collect nectar from rapeseed, acacia, meadows, and sunflowers. While others assist in processing and packaging, he primarily focuses on beekeeping.

In the past, nearly all of the honey could be sold to buyers, but nowadays, this has become much more challenging due to foreign competition. Additionally, changing weather conditions and the disappearance of spring make his work more difficult. He believes that the main product of a beekeeper isn’t honey but rather apples, pears, plums, and other fruit varieties, as bees make them fruitful by pollinating the flowers.