Interesting Facts

Do bees have enemies?

Do bees have enemies?

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Bees have natural enemies as well. To find out what they are, continuing reading our honey blog over the predators of bees. Wasps need meat to feed their brood and they do so by catching…

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When do bees hatch?

When do bees hatch?

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Bees come from eggs, so far so good. But are there any differences between the queen bee, the workers, and the drones? Learn more here. The development period of a male drone from egg to…

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How large is a bee colony?

How large is a bee colony?

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Can two bees make up a colony? And what are the workers, drones and the queen’s purpose? Continue reading to find out! A bee colony can consist of up to 80,000 bees. The center or…

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How does a bee know it’s way around?

How does a bee know it’s way around?

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From the hive to the flowers and back again. With such far distances and in difference directions, how does a bee find it’s way? After the bee has left the hive, it memorizes its surroundings…

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How much honey do bees collect?

How much honey do bees collect?

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How much time does a bee need to collect a half liter of honey? Bees aren’t described as “busy” for nothing! It can only be theorized how much a bee collects in a year. Collecting…

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Honey for babies?

Honey for babies?

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Infants should not eat honey—and for a good reason too. Find out here why honey should not be in a baby’s diet. Honey is not recommended for infants. Because honey is not a heated food,…

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Why does honey crystallize?

Why does honey crystallize?

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Can you still eat crystallized honey and how can crystallized honey be liquified? We have the answers right here. The time it takes honey to crystallize depends on its composition. Honeys with a larger amount…

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How should honey be stored?

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Refrigerator or pantry, kitchen cabinet or open shelf: what is the best way to keep honey? We’ll tell you all you need to know! A general rule of thumbs is that honey should stay cool…

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