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Organic or Not? 

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  Currently, the United States does not have a standard for defining organic honey. Without a definition, no honey produced in the USA can be certified organic by the United States government. If a honey contains a label with an organic certification, the agency that issued the certification can be contacted and the consumer can […]

Fireweed Honey–What is the “hottest” honey from the coldest part of the USA?

    Fireweed honey is a premium monofloral honey, light in color with a mild taste. This honey is often referred to as the Champagne of all honeys. It is produced in the northwestern United States, particularly in Alaska. What makes this honey so special? Perhaps it is the unstoppable “spirit” of the plant itself. […]

Testimonial letter from our valued customer, Nora Linderman

      From: Nora Linderman Date: Wed, May 11, 2016 at 9:35 AM Subject: honey order To: localhoney@winterparkhoney.com To Whomever Does Quality Control: I just received my order of 3 honeys from your company. Each came thru a different seller (you, Amazon, and some other). Each arrived intact – which for travelling across the […]

The Sweetness of Sourwood Honey

It’s summertime and summer is the season for Sourwood Honey. Sourwood honey is a golden honey from the blossoms of the tree of the same name, also known as the Sorrel Tree, the Appalachian Lily Tree and officially, as the Oxydendrum arboretum. Sourwood trees grow to be between 25 and 60 feet tall and can […]

More About Honeycomb

For many centuries, humans have harvested honey from bees for its sweet taste and waxy comb, a unique substance that can be used for many purposes. What is honeycomb?  Like honey, honeycomb is made by honeybees in their hives. Both substances get their start as nectar from flowers, which the honeybees transform into honey through a […]

GINGER

Aromatic, pungent and spicy, ginger is the underground rhizome of the plant known botanically as zingiber officinale. The plant’s botanical name is thought to be derived from its sanskrit name singabera which means “horn shaped,” reflecting how ginger root appears. It has a firm texture and is covered with a tough brownish skin Ayurveda gives […]

Honeycomb and Beeswax

Carefully crafted by young worker bees into six-sided honeycomb cells, beeswax provides tiny storage units for bee larvae, honey and pollen. There are two possible explanations for why honeycomb is composed of hexagons rather than another shape. One is that a hexagonal structure uses the least material to create a lattice of cells. Another is that […]

Winter Park Honey Merchandise is Here!

Along with our selection of award winning honey, we here at Winter Park Honey often receive requests for merchandise. To suit our pure raw honey loving customers, we’ve put together a great collection of Winter Park Honey coffee mugs, shirts, and other accessories!  You’ll find all sorts of great Winter Park Honey must-have gifts to […]

53rd Annual Apopka Art & Foliage Festival

Apopka Art & Foliage                   This weekend 26th and 27th, Winter Park Honey will be selling honey at the 53rd Annual Apopka Art & Foliage Festival. Get free samples of our large variety of honeys such as Local Wildflower, Tupelo, Orange Blossom, Blackberry, Ginger, Cinnamon, Buckwheat and a […]