Honey has been a valuable commodity for centuries, but few places have a stronger tradition of honey-making than Yemen, where beehives dot the country's landscape.
But the once-thriving honey business suffered a setback after the September 11, 2001, attacks on the US, when the Bush administration listed Yemeni honey stores as possible fronts for al-Qaeda.
However those working in the industry have dismissed the claims, and say Yemen's honey business is nothing but legitimate.
Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Wadi Dawan, in central Yemen. [26 Feb 10]