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Fun Facts 2018-04-02T15:06:32+00:00

Fun Facts

80% of the pollination of the fruits, vegetables and seed crops in the U.S. is accomplished by honeybees.

Honey is a miracle food, it never goes bad! Some honey will crystalize over time but you can return it to a liquid state by placing the container of honey in warm water.

Honey is the only food containing all necessary substances to sustain life, including water.

A queen is the largest bee in the hive. She can lay up to 2,000 eggs per day, twice her own body weight per day.

To produce one pound of honey the bees must fly to 2 million flowers and travel over 50,000 miles.

Research has shown that unlike most other sweeteners, honey contains a wide array of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants.

On average a worker bee will make 1/12 teaspoon of honey in her lifetime.

Honey bees will visit between 50-100 flowers during one nectar collection trip.