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Munro Honey Sunshine Brand Canada No 1 1kg
Munro Honey Canada No 1   1kg

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Product Code: SUNSHINE001

Munro Honey               Canada No 1         Munro Honey - Alvinston, ON
  • Since 1914, Munro Honey has grown to one of the largest producers, packers, and exporters of Canadian no.1 honey and hive products in Ontario.
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  • * A single honey bee colony can produce more than 100 pounds (45 kg) of extra honey and this is what is harvested by the beekeeper.
  • * A colony of honey bees in early spring has 20,000-40,000 bees.
  • * A colony of honey bees in summer has 80-100,000 bees.
  • * A honeybee flies up to 24 km /hr or 15 mph and its wings beat 200 times per second or 12,000 beats / minute.
  • * A normal colony of honey bees contains only one QUEEN who may lay 1,000 plus eggs per day during her busy season.
  • * The majority of the hive is worker bees (female) with a few drones(male).
  • * A worker bee gathers in her entire life 0.8 gram (0.0288 ounce) of honey.
  • * It requires 556 worker bees to gather a pound of honey.
  • * Bees fly more than once around the world to gather a pound of honey.
  • * The average life of a honey bee during the working season is about six weeks.
  • * There are five products that come from the hive. Honey, beeswax, pollen, propolis, and royal jelly.
  • * Honey is natures unrefined sweetener produced by the bees from the nectar of flowers.
  • * Beeswax is produced by the bees. It is a sweet smelling golden coloured wax. It has various uses including candles, cosmetics, polishes, etc.
  • * Pollen is gathered on the bees legs when they land on a flower for nectar. Pollen contains many nutrients, amino acids, minerals, vitamins and enzymes.
  • * Propolis is a sticky substance that bees produce from the buds of trees. The anti-bacterial properties in propolis, is why it is referred to as the medicine form the beehive.
  • * Royal Jelly is feed to a worker egg to produce a queen bee. It is said to have many cell rejuvenating properties.

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