The Many Colors of Propolis: The Tiny World of Bees

Brown, red and green these are the colors of propolis. But what is this Propolis you ask? Propolis is a resin like substance that is collected by bees from poplar and cone bearing trees and is mixed with beeswax and salivary enzymes. The bees use propolis for protecting the hive against microorganisms, predators, and temperature … More The Many Colors of Propolis: The Tiny World of Bees

New Zealand Manuka Honey Labeling Protection

Recently there have been many false claims from companies claiming their honey to be Manuka Honey from New Zealand. This has caused New Zealand Manuka Honey producers to seek the same trademark protection granted to the French Champagne and the Scottish Whisky. Trademark protection would restrict the name to a product’s region. According to The … More New Zealand Manuka Honey Labeling Protection

Honey Pumpkin Muffins

Fall is finally here and we have a great honey and pumpkin recipe that is perfect for pumpkin season. Why not try this delicious honey pumpkin muffin recipe with our Manuka Honey? Ingredients 1-1/2 cups – all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons – baking powder 1 teaspoon – baking soda 1/4 teaspoon – Pacific Fine Sea Salt 1-1/2 … More Honey Pumpkin Muffins

2015 Flavor of the Year- Honey

Firmenich names Honey 2015 “Flavor of the Year.” Pacific Resources is exited honey has been named flavor of the year. “Beyond taste, honey has a multitude of functional benefits for both cooking and baking. Honey attracts and holds moisture, enhancing freshness and shelf-life, and it acts as a binder and thickener for sauces, dressings and marinades. Honey … More 2015 Flavor of the Year- Honey

Tiny World of Bees; Royal Jelly and Type 2 Diabetes

The tiny world of bees is a place where all kinds of magical things take place. Not only do they create honey, bee pollen and royal jelly not so ceremoniously called “bee spit” they also help maintain our ecosystems through pollination. Royal jelly is made to feed all of the bee larva in the hive … More Tiny World of Bees; Royal Jelly and Type 2 Diabetes