Monthly Archives: September 2013

Is Honey without Pollen Really Honey?

Check out this article about honey sold in local grocery stores: Publix, Target, Walgreen, Aldi . They are suspected of selling honey void of pollen. Why would they do that? Honey void of pollen cannot be traced back to its origin (i.e. there is no way to determine where the honey came from). The process […]

Winter Park Honey – Fraser valley Rec league softball tournament champs!

Over here at Winter Park Honey we love to have fun, and for that reason, over the past two summers, Winter Park Honey has sponsored a team in the Fraser valley¬†rec league, and this summer, only our second season, and with very few return players, we took the title of Fraser valley rec league softball […]

Over one third of all honey consumed in U.S. is likely to have been smuggled in from China

Check out this article by ‘Natural Health News & Holistic Healing”, http://www.undergroundhealth.com/asian-honey-banned-in-europe-is-flooding-u-s-grocery-shelves/ . Be careful when you purchase honey from an unknown source. Honey smuggled in from China may contain heavy metals and illegal antibiotics. All of the honey sold by Winter Park Honey is produced in the U.S.

What Is Varietal Honey?

Varietal honey is honey made predominantly from the nectar of a single type of flower. In order to capture and preserve the qualities and flavors unique to these monofloral honeys, beekeepers must consider local plant flowering patterns when planning hive location and the timing of each honey harvest. Unlike supermarket honeys, which are generally blended, […]

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