One pound of summer honey on the comb! Depending on which study you read - 85-90% of the honey you can buy in the grocery store has never seen a flower. Honey producers put feeders of corn syrup outside the hives and the bees make their honey from the corn syrup. Yuck. Some honey producers add corn syrup to extend and maximize their yield; adding corn syrup also makes the honey look nice and translucent on the store shelves. Again = Yuck. Even if some of that honey in the store was real flower nectar, any honey that is not labeled 'raw' has been heated to 160+ degrees. This heating process keeps the honey from crystalizing but may also destroy nutrients, pollen, and other beneficial pieces. Please buy local honey to ensure you're getting the good stuff! There are many local beekeepers in your area. All you have to do is search for them.
The honey from each year can vary slightly in taste because the honey is made from the bees choice of available ingredients.
Summer honey offers a light and slightly floral taste. The main nectar for this time of year is dandelions and clover. You may be able to pick out some lilac or rose notes as the honey dances around your taste buds. This honey offers a slightly sweeter and hardier taste than the spring honey. The color of this honey is a golden wheat.
Beefuddled Farms does not feed sugar water or corn syrup to the hives from which we harvest honey. Our hives are never treated with chemicals of any kind; it's common for beekeepers to treat for varroa mites and other pests with formalic acid or other chemicals. You can trust that our honey is the highest quality and has no additives of any kind.
All honey and body lotion products are currently only offered for local pickup in or around Clinton, PA (15026). We frequent the following local towns and would be happy to meet you somewhere in: Clinton, Sewickley, Moon, Robinson, Canonsburg, Bridgeville. You can call us at 412-501-3BEE (3233) if you'd like to make sure we'll be be able to meet you somewhere around town. If you know you'd like your products shipped, email us at BeefuddledFarms@gmail.com and we'll be happy to work up a shipping price for you.