What is Honey

Honey

Is a rich sugar by-product of nectar, produced by honeybees for food.

Nectar

Is a high concentrated sugar liquid from the plants foraged by honeybees.

Pollen

Is a primary food for honeybees’; a great source of protein, fats/lipids, minerals, & vitamins to complete their diet.

FACT

It takes about 12 honeybees to make 1 teaspoon of honey


What is Nectar

Nectar

Is a high moisture level viscously liquid. Its moisture content is further reduce, when the worker bee repeatedly transfer the nectar to another bee via mouth to mouth. Until the nectar reaches an acceptable level, it will then be deposited into the honeycomb.

The worker bees will further promote evaporation by fanning their wings at the honeycombs. When most of the water has evaporated, the bee seals the comb and eventually becomes the beeswax.