This Is What It Means When Honey Is Cloudy

This Is What It Means When Honey Is Cloudy

Honey generally comes in two different forms; one is clear liquid honey, and the second is a firm creamed honey which is cloudy. Both can be bought in-store or from a local farm or beekeeper. Cloudy honey is usually used as a condiment on foods, whereas liquid honey is more common for recipes and drinks. … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Pasteurizing Honey

all about pasteurizing honey!

Honey has been consumed by human beings for thousands of years. It was considered a sacred food by the Egyptians and was first recorded in prehistoric cave paintings over eight thousand years ago. However, pasteurizing honey is a much more recent process. Pasteurizing honey is a process designed to prolong its liquid shelf-life. This came … Read more

How Often Do Beekeepers Get Stung? We Find Out

How Often Do Beekeepers Get Stung?

One of the things that gives honey bees a bad reputation among those who don’t know a lot about them is their stinger. Honey bees will sting when they are threatened, and that is exactly why a lot of people fear them. So, in a beekeeper’s case, he or she obviously works closely with bees … Read more

A Guide To Cleaning Your Honey Extracting Equipment

cleaning honey extracting equipment.

Extracting your honey is part of what makes the entire beekeeping process complete because the honey is where you will be getting your profits from. But, at the same time, you also need to keep your honey extracting equipment clean enough for the next use. After all, you need your honey to be clean enough … Read more

Will Honey Break My Fasting? What You Need To Know

Will Honey Break My Fasting?

Honey is one of the most popular sweeteners and ingredients in the world because, let’s face it, it is very delicious. On top of that, honey is a healthier organic and all-natural alternative to sugar because it isn’t processed and it comes with a lot of different antioxidants and minerals. However, at the same time, … Read more

The Tale Of Why Bees Enjoy Lavender So Much!

Why do bees love lavender so much?

If you are only starting out as a beekeeper, one of the things that you might have heard or read about is to have lavender plants somewhere in close proximity so that your bees can forage from them. That’s because the belief is that bees love lavender. However, is there really any truth to that? … Read more

What Makes Beeswax Turn Black? We’ve Got The Answer

What makes beeswax turn black?

Beeswax, a natural wax produced by honeybees, is naturally white. However, it is very rare to find pure white beeswax. The most common color variation of wax is yellow. Yellow beeswax is a combination of pure white beeswax, honey, and pollen. Sometimes, this wax may turn dark brown or black. What makes beeswax turn black? … Read more

Light vs Dark Honey: The Differences

Light vs dark honey. What's the difference?

Honey is an increasingly popular commodity nowadays because people are now becoming more health conscious. However, when you go to your local grocery store or farmer’s market, you may have noticed that the honey sold comes in different shades. There are the light ones and there are darker ones. So, what are the differences between … Read more