Sweet Facts


Honey can be sold in multiple forms depending on how it was processed and packaged. Our honey is hand-packed and bottled which allows us to precisely control the temperature.


Raw Honey

Honey that maintain the same composition as it exists in the beehive or taken from the hive by extraction, settling, or straining without heat. Raw honey includes some pollen and fragments of wax.

Filtered Honey

This process eliminates most pollen grains, air bubbles, and small particles found in raw honey. The honey is heated to 150°F – 170°F to easily go through the filter.

Strained Honey

Honey is passed through a mesh material to eliminate pieces of wax and propolis avoiding removing pollen, minerals, and enzymes.

Crystallized Honey

Known as granulated or candid honey. Happens when some of the glucose is crystallized from monohydrate. When reheated, the honey will turn into a liquid form.

Pastuerized Honey

The honey is heated to 161°F to destroy yeast cells that will extend shelf-life. The heat darkens the color, affect taste and fragrance.

Honeycomb

This is a mass of hexagonal prismatic wax cells built by honeybees. The bees keep larvae and stores honey and pollen inside.

Dried Honey

This takes place when moisture is extracted from liquid honey to generate solid, nonsticky granules. This is often used in baking and as dessert toppings.

Whipped Honey

The process is used to control crystallization. It contains many small crystals to prevent formation of larger crystals. It has a smooth and spreadable consistency.

Comb Honey

These are pieces that are still in the honeybee’s wax comb. The comb honey are cut and covered in extracted liquid honey.

Ultrasonificated Honey

This process uses sound energy to agitate particles in honey. Ultrasonification destroys most yeast cells and inhibits further crystallization. It also reduces fermentation and aids liquefaction at lower temperatures such as 95°F.

Bee Pollen

This is a fine to coarse powdery substance containing pollen grains. Pollen grains have a hard coat that protects them during the transfer from the stamens to the pistil of flowering plants.

Beeswax

A natural wax produced by honey bees. The wax is formed to make honeycombs by worker bees and discarded in the hive. It is used to make wood polishes and candles.