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27th June 2021

How bees impact the economy

Honey might be a deliciously sweet golden liquid produced by bees, but this seemingly simple food substance plays a far

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24th June 2021

Backyard beekeeping in South Africa

Backyard beekeeping is an interesting hobby that goes a long way toward promoting healthy honeybee populations. Honeybee’s play a very important

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12th March 2021

The honey debate - is honey vegan or not?

One of the ongoing debates is whether or not honey is fit for vegan consumption. If you pop that question

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18th February 2021

The origins of honey and where we are now

Looking back The history of honey is more mysterious than you might think. There are several theories attributed to the

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07th January 2021

How to create a water station for honey bees

The importance of the role that bees play in our ecosystem cannot be underestimated. Help create a happy place for them in your garden!

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17th November 2020

Peanut Butter Truffles

Learn how to make delicious peanut butter truffles using Peel's Peanut Butter.

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29th October 2020

The Honeybee

Common name Honeybee  Scientific name Apis mellifera Type Invertebrates Diet Herbivore Group name Swarm, colony Average lifespan Up to 5

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29th October 2020

Tips for a bee-friendly garden

The important for bees as in the food ecosystem and food security more specifically cannot be overstated.  Amongst other factors,

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29th October 2020

Navigating honey labels

Outside of its purity and source of origin, the main criteria to consider when buying honey is whether the honey

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29th October 2020

All creatures great and small: the elephants and the bees

Elephants fear bees – and this fear can save their lives. A bee’s stinger cannot penetrate an elephant’s thick hide

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29th October 2020

Types of honey products on shelf

Most honey on shelf in South Africa is pouring honey sold in plastic squeeze bottles – consumers are attracted to

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29th October 2020

Irradiated honey – what is that?

What is food irradiation? Are irradiated foods safe to eat? Food irradiation exposes foods to radiant energy (such as gamma

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