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The Winning Story of Omani Honey in the London National Honey Show

Published 10.Mar.2013, 1:45pm

Aliya Mohammed Ali Sajwani, a PhD student at Sultan Qaboos University

Aliya Mohammed Ali Sajwani, a PhD student at Sultan Qaboos University, won the largest number of prizes in the National Honey Show held in London for the Omani honey she exhibited.

Aliya Mohammed Ali Sajwani

The prizes included the National Cup, the gold medal, a financial reward, and a number of certificates. Aliya was the only participant who won a prize for each type of honey she showcased, which were Sumur (Acacia) honey (from Al-Rustaq State), Sidr (Ziziphus) honey (from Al-Mahdha State), and the mixed honey, or the multifloral honey (from Al-Rustaq State).

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