DO YOU KNOW?
1. Natural Honey bee needs:
•A host tree
•12 month diverse flora in vicinity
•Clear water source
•Other insect life around.
2. 90% Honey sold in India, whether called Natural or Raw or Organic, is from Boxed bee farms. It has become popular as habitats or flora left for honey bees have become rare.
3. Boxed honey production needs:
•An imported honey bee, normally a different species
•Chemical cleaning of Polystyrene boxes
•A fructose source nearby – flower or otherwise
•Antiseptics to keep bee alive.
4. Such production not only harms the ecology and drives away native bees, but also affect human Health, though it is allowed to be termed as natural and Organic.
ALWAYS CHECK THE SOURCE OF HONEY. SAY ‘NO’ TO BOX HONEY.