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Apricot Kernels – FAQs

Everything you need to know about apricot kernels, the rich source of Vitamin B17. Where to buy them, how to store them, and more on apricot kernels freshness and consumption.

Pollen – FAQs

What is pollen? Pollen, or flower sperm as it is sometimes called, is an herbal product collected by bees. Its flavor and color depend on its botanical source. Pollen is extremely rich in nutritious matter such as albumen, lipids, enzymes, carbohydrates, vitamins, mineral matter, ferments and other active components. That is why it is a […]

Propolis – FAQs

What is Propolis? Propolis is a resinous substance collected by working bees from tree buds and secreted by their glands. The color of propolis varies from dark green to coffee green – turning darker over time. It has a distinctive aroma and a somewhat bitter flavor. Propolis is composed of resin, wax, essential oils, pollen […]

Royal Jelly – FAQs

What is Royal Jelly? Royal Jelly is an extremely nutritious, thick, milky-white creamy liquid, of distinctive scent, a slightly sour and somewhat hot flavor. It is produced by working bees, by the secretion of flower sperm, nectar and water. This jelly is fed to working bee larvae and drones at the beginning of their lives, […]

Beeswax – FAQs

What is beeswax? Beeswax is a natural product, produced by different types of honey bees. Wax is secreted by wax-glands that are located on the inner side of a working bee’s stomach. During secretion, wax is liquid but quickly solidifies into a thick airy mass. After removal of wax panels from their stomach, working bees […]

Bee Venom – FAQs

What is bee venom? Bee venom, or apitoxin, is a thick, colorless liquid of a distinctive scent, similar to the scent of honey, and of a bitter-hot taste. It is produced by working bees’ special glands. This is actually the secretion of the bees’ stinger which serves for protection against enemies. What does the bee […]

Honey – FAQs

What is honey? Honey is a sweet, aromatic and thick liquid produced by honey bees from flower nectar, honey-dew from the leaves of softwood and hardwood trees, sweet matter secreted by small insects as well as sweet juice from the fruits of certain plants. This honey is stored by bees in honey-combs. The color of […]

Apricot Kernels Cooking Tips

Apricot Kernels Taste Apricot kernels that are fresh, high quality, naturally-dried, retain their full compliment of natural nutrients. This is reflected in their unusual flavor, which is why most people consider them to be a spice. As with most spices, however, the flavor may not be pleasing when consumed alone or in large quantities. One […]

Honey Cooking Tips

Storing Honey Honey should also be stored out of direct sunlight and close to room temperature. Avoid storing honey in the refrigerator, because honey absorbs and retains moisture. It will also crystallize in the refrigerator. Liquefying Crystallized Honey Honey sometimes turns granulated, but it’s not spoiled if it does. You can use it granulated or […]

Bee Products – FAQs

What is honey? Honey is a sweet, aromatic and thick liquid produced by honey bees from flower nectar, honey-dew from the leaves of softwood and hardwood trees, sweet matter secreted by small insects as well as sweet juice from the fruits of certain plants. This honey is stored by bees in honey-combs. The color of […]