What Is Honey

Posted on 11 August 2020


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


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


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


It takes about 12 honeybees to make 1 teaspoon of honey


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.