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How to Store Raw Honey

Storing Honey Before and After It Has Been Opened Raw honey is defined, in basic terms, as honey that has not been chemically or commercially treated in any way. Raw honey is honey in its purist form, right from the hive and contains many health benefits that make it very popular. According to the National…

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Does Honey Really Last Forever?

Why Honey Has an “Eternal” Shelf Life Archeologists often find something unexpected when they are excavating ancient Egyptian tombs. What they find is surprising – clay pots filled with honey that could be thousands of years old. The most surprising part of these discoveries is that the honey is still preserved and unspoiled. Many believe…

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Colony Collapse Disorder Hits England Honeybees Very Hard

Large Percentage of England’s Honeybees Perish Over Winter Months According to the British Beekeepers Association, the level of honeybee losses over the winter months from the colony collapse disorder is “unacceptably high.” The number of recorded losses is so severe that the European Food Safety Authority has launched an investigation into what is threatening the…