Frequently Asked Questions

Why does honey candy?

Process by which naturally occurring sugars react to each other in different temperatures. This is a completely natural process that does not alter the taste or nutrition of the honey in any way.

What to do if your honey candies?

Eat as it is and enjoy it in its natural state or to return it to liquid form microwave for 30 second increments stirring in between, on medium heat in a microwave safe container.

Role of the Queen Bee

The Queen bee produces offspring and controls all the bees in the hive.

Where does beeswax come from?

The bee consumes honey and secretes the wax from glands on the ventral (stomach) side of the body. The wax is used to build the honeycomb cells.

What is creamed honey?

Pure honey with added fine crystallised honey that is whipped to give a creamy texture for ease of spreading on toast. If creamed honey becomes too hard warm to 30 C to soften.

How much fat is in creamed honey?

NONE!

Why are there different flavours of honey?

Because bees collect nectar from many different flowers.

What is the bees vital role in your life?

Two thirds of Australia's food crops need pollination by bees to grow. Without pollination many plants simply would not grow, trees for oxygen production, vegetables, nuts, and fruit for human consumption, and legumes for livestock consumption.

 

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