Did You Know?

It boosts your immune system, encourages wound healing, lowers cholesterol, and can be used as a cough suppressant. Honey also has lots of antioxidants.

Nutrition Facts

The sugars in honey are approximately half fructose and half glucose. It is not a good source of vitamins or minerals.

Shopping and Storage

When shopping for honey, raw unprocessed, unpasteurized honey is the best choice. Raw honey can usually be found in most farmers markets. Because honey can have strongly varying flavors and sweetnesses depending on the species of flowers that contributed nectar, ask to try samples first to ensure it is to your taste.

Honey needs to be stored in an airtight container in a cool dry area. It can keep almost indefinitely this way.


Honey is a great alternative to sugar, and can be used to sweeten anything from tea to oatmeal. It's also great drizzled over fruit or yogurt.


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