Honey Bees are the only insect that provides food for humans.
1 bee hive can make more than 400 lbs. of Honey in a year.
7-8 pounds of honey will be consumed to make 1 pound of bees wax.
Only honey bees will die after stinging.
Honey will never go bad.
Honey heals and fights infection. Often used as battle dressing in early wars.
A queen bee will lay about 1,000 to 1,500 eggs every day.
Honey Bees are very particular about the cleanliness of their hive.
It Takes 65 pounds of honey for a hive to survive the winter.
It takes 556 worker bees to visit 2 million flowers to make 1 lb. of honey.
1 worker bee makes 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in her life.
Honey is fat free, cholesterol free, and sodium free.
Bees can regulate the temperature of their hive even through winter.
Honey and bees wax form the basic ingredients of many skin creams, lip balms, and hand lotions.
Worker honey bees are female, only live 6-8 weeks and do all the work.
Each honey bee colony has a unique smell for hive member identification.
Bees see all colors except for red.
Honey bee wings flap 11,000 times per minute which is why they sound like they are buzzing.
It has been reported that 2000 year old jars of honey were found in Egyptian tombs and still tasted delicious.
Bacteria cannot grow in honey.
Honey bees fly approximately 15 miles per hour.
Honey is the only food that contains all the substances necessary to sustain life, including water
Honey bees have remained unchanged for 20 million years even though the world has changed around them.
Honey is an organic, natural sugar alternative with no additives that is easy on the stomach, adapts to all cooking processes, and has an indefinite shelf life.