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Star’s Love of Manuka Honey Encouraging Counterfeiters

Celebrity-Backed Honey Being Highly Counterfeited Manuka honey has often been regarded as a “bacteria-killing super food.” While there are skeptics to these claims there are also scientific studies and celebrity endorsers that support them. Public figures such as actresses Scarlett Johansson and Gwyneth Paltrow, TV personality and medical professional Dr. Oz, and tennis star Novak…

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Pro-Bee-Lotics another Defense against Colony Collapse Disorder

New Scientific Breakthrough Could Protect Honeybees from Neonicotinoid Pesticides Policymakers like President Barrack Obama and other political figures across the country and across the world have brought the plight of the bee into the spotlight and brought national and worldwide attention to the growing problems the decreasing bee populations have been having or the past…

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Honey on the Butt of Cycling

Chamois Crème and Cycling Interbike is a cycling industry event that brings together retailers, manufacturers, media, and cycling enthusiasts to share information and conduct business. This two day event features retail education events including the IBD Summit and the world’s largest outdoor demonstration. Also included in the schedule is a Customer Appreciation Day, which opens…

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It’s Honey Month!

September Starts National Honey Month in the U.S. When we think about bees, we often think about the delicious, sticky honey they produce that we enjoy on our morning toast or in our cup of tea. While bees are most well-known for producing honey, we sometimes forget that bees are an important part of our…

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Honey Green Beans

A Delicious Vegetable Recipe Using Honey Honey is a very versatile ingredient that can be enjoyed in many different recipes. While we most traditionally use honey as a sugar substitute in baking, more and more people are discovering that honey also works well in a number of savory dishes. This Honey Green Bean recipe is…

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Honey Beef Satay

A Delicious Honey Marinated Beef Recipe When we think of using honey in cooking, we often automatically assume it is best used for baking as a natural and more flavorful sweetener. But, have you ever considered using it as a marinade for steak? What about marinating steak and serving it on skewers. When you’re ready…

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Virginia Celebrating Honey in September

Honey Month Celebrations Under Way September has been declared Honey Month in Virginia, this thanks to Governor Terry McAuliffe. September is when Virginia beekeepers harvest the most honey, making it a fitting month for celebration. According to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, honey production and the correlating services, including pollination, are important…