(Jerusalem Post / Worthy News)– The land of milk and honey is still living up to its name, according to data the Central Bureau of Statistics released Monday ahead of the Shavuot holiday. In 2013, total milk production in Israel stood at 1,435 million liters, a 2 percent increase over 2012.
Israel's cows remained the most productive in the world, producing an average of 11,780 kilograms of milk each.
Honey production was up even more. Israel's bees kept busy, producing 3,400 tons of the sweet stuff in 2013, a 9.7% jump over 2012 levels, which were 6.9% higher than in 2011.