Why Is Honey Pasteurized?

Honey found on supermarket shelves is pasteurized because pasteurization makes the honey last longer. Pasteurization involves using heat to slow down the natural process of granulation, keeping the honey in liquid form for longer.  It also destroys yeast spores that may cause the honey to ferment. What Is Pasteurization? Pasteurization is the method of using …

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What Is Bee Space?

Bee space refers to the small gaps found within a beehive that allow bees to move around. Typically, bees will leave these spaces free of wax and propolis unless the gaps are too big or small. In a natural hive, bees leave spaces wide enough between sheets of the comb so they can move easily …

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Where Do Bees Live?

Honey bees live in beehives or nests depending on whether they are wild (or feral) or domesticated. Bees used for beekeeping usually live in beehives. By comparison, feral honey bees settle in places like hollow trees and rock crevices that provide cover from predators and weather elements. Do Bees Live In Hive Or Nests? Both. …

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