Fun Facts


  • Bees are the only insects in the world that make food that people can eat

  • Honey contains all of the substances needed to sustain life including enzymes, water, minerals and vitamins

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Bees are the only insects in the world that make food that people can eat Honey contains all of the substances needed to sustain life including enzymes, water, minerals and vitamins


  • One bee will only make 1/12 of a teaspoon in its entire life time

  • Many plants rely on insects like bees to be pollinated; which is why they provide nectar to say thanks

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One bee will only make 1/12 of a teaspoon in its entire life time Many plants rely on insects like bees to be pollinated; which is why they provide nectar to say thanks


  • Honey has natural preservative so that it won’t go bad

  • Bee keepers only take the honey that bees do not need which can be as much as 45kgs from one hive

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Honey has natural preservative so that it won’t go bad Bee keepers only take the honey that bees do not need which can be as much as 45kgs from one hive


  • There are lots of different types of honey which taste different depending on flowers used to make it.

  • A third of all plants we eat have been pollinated by bees

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There are lots of different types of honey which taste different depending on flowers used to make it. A third of all plants we eat have been pollinated by bees


  • Bees have two separate stomachs; one for food and another just for nectar.

  • It is estimated that it would take 1,100 bees to make 1kg of honey and they would have to visit 4 million flowers

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Bees have two separate stomachs; one for food and another just for nectar. It is estimated that it would take 1,100 bees to make 1kg of honey and they would have to visit 4 million flowers