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Mates family

History and tradition

Apidava is a family business run by Mr. Victor Mates togheter with hi’s family. He started hi’s business in 1992, as a hobby beekeeper – with 20 beehives, while he was a physics teacher at the local highschool. Nowdays Apidava can be considered the honey fortress, the place where we produce, for more than 30 […]


How everything started

All started in 1992 as a small family company, having only 2 employees and 50 hives which belonged to Victor Mateş, a professor of Physics. He inherited from his grandfather the taste for apiculture and he transformed it into a hobby, during 1980-1992. In the beginning, the entire production was manually extracted, packed and labeled […]