Bee Briefs

SMbeeBriefs16 ounces of Honey requires approximately 1,152 honey bees to travel 112,000 miles & visit 4.5 million flowers.

A worker honeybee produces only 1/10 of one teaspoon of honey throughout her lifetime.

Honeybees beat their wings more than 11,000 times per minute. That is what produces the buzz that we hear!

During the peek of summer, a hive can house 100,000 honeybees.

Wax capping covering the cells that contain honey, prevents it from fermentation.

8 fluid ounces, or 1 cup of honey weighs 12 0z. Water only weighs 8 fl. oz.

1 gallon of honey weighs about 12 lbs.

A Queen can lay 1,500 eggs per day.