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    Re: Tests Show Most Store Honey Isn’t Honey

    So Dr. Fessenden got it half right with his now famous "buy your honey from someone you trust."

    The other half he needs to add is this: "Sell your honey to the people who are going to eat it." ...
  2. Thread: what is RAW

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    Re: what is RAW

    ............... and something not to my attention then...............

    The current interest in what are known as Glyconutrients (various forms of sugars, especially long chain ones, aka...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Simplyhoney is only making as a statemnt what Ron Phipps told us as a question. Mr. Phipps alluded to some very big honey packers getting caught in the squeeze, thanks to forward contracts. If you...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Thanks, Indeed, Irwin, for the two market reports.

    Thanks, Indeed, New KY Beekeeper, for this witness. Indeed, "Quality will be remembered long after price has been forgotten."

    There is far...
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    Re: Progressive Honey House plans : )

    Don’t take too much notice of the heat, Acebird. If you didn’t upset someone, you didn’t say much.

    I seriously considered a mobile unit (probably on a truck chassis) that serves in the apiary,...
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    Re: Progressive Honey House plans : )

    Roland, my gear is made in Australia, so you may not recognise the brands, but the decapper (made in Western Australia) is a BeeQuip. Can’t find a URL for the manufacturer, but here is one for his...
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    Re: Progressive Honey House plans : )

    I have worked in numerous honey houses in several countries. When it came time to build my own, I labored over it far too long, but came up with a house that pleases me very much. Unfortunately,...
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    My apologies, Mark B. I didn’t realize it was bad...

    My apologies, Mark B. I didn’t realize it was bad manners here to address someone by their ‘screen’ name.

    On the issue of which Honey:

    All honey is good, it is just that some honey is better....
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    Re: Health benefits of honey

    They have just BEEn BLISSed, Sir/Madam. Thank you for that witness. You have described it adroitly. Please give us all you’ve got about the healing effects of beeswax candles too.


    Squark, if...
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    Re: Health benefits of honey

    There are plenty of good reasons to like and use honey.

    There was a time (not that long ago actually) when the simple advice about honey was mainstream, and no one took umbrage when they heard...
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    Re: Health benefits of honey

    Obviously you guys need to read the book, “The Honey Revolution!”

    Honey helps us get well and stay well, but no one said it was what Jesus used to raise Lazarus from the dead!

    Eat your honey,...
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    Re: Interesting story from down under

    You can get the whole story in pictures and videos at:
    http://www.leatherwoodhoney.com.au/

    Just click on the link to Videos and Pictures. You'll see these guys loading great truckloads of bees...
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    Re: Beekeepers and cancer

    Beekeepers are a pretty energised bunch, there is no doubt about it. That is one reason they are reluctant to believe in their own product............ they take natural health for granted and assume...
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    Re: Is Anyone Consuming Propolis?

    Propolis seems to be last thing to slowly float out of honey, so the tanks you store clean honey in for a long time will have a fine skin of debris on them (stuff that didn't float out in the first...
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    Re: Imitation Honey sold in Ohio

    7: The system turns a blind eye when it does appear! Unless, of course, enough beekeepers complain in a language they can understand.
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    Re: Honey and burns

    Way to go, Summer!

    I never have had any flu shots and don't intend to until they are forced onto me.

    I have gradually outgrown, or become immune to most infectious diseases. I guess one will...
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    Re: Honey and burns

    Burns are about as painful as any injury or illness from what I can deduce. Honey on my burns (not life threatening, admittedly) relieves pain so fast I would rather be tossed in the honey tank...
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    Re: Imitation Honey sold in Ohio

    And you would be suprised at how many of the 51 % not mentioned have either conned themselves or been conned by their mentors to believe that a glucose molecule and a fructose molecule are identical...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    The word for this loss is: ULLAGE.

    It is used mostly in the wine making industry, but it covers a multitude of ways one always ends up with less in the bottles than he bought in the drum.

    When...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Honey will always be worth as little or as much as the beekeeper himself values it. After all, he had it first and he has the last say on whether he will sell it or not.

    As long as the honey...
  21. Thread: what is RAW

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    Re: what is RAW

    Good Summation, deknow. We are dealing with semantics now, so go your hardest.

    I ask my customers who want only RAW honey, "What is your take on fixing a lanky teenager who is said to be RAW...
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Despite and regardless of the whispers and secrets of commercially sensitive information, here’s an official publication quotation from “Australia’s Honeybee News” January – February Edition, 2010.
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  23. Re: Huffington Post Green posted my beekeeping blog post.....

    I have just now searched beesource and found the thread where you announced the cutie contest, Meg. I have also now read your “Beekeeping for a Quiet Mind.” I will check out your blog and URL...
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    Re: The Honey Revolution

    OK, guys, how many of you have read this book?
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    Re: Honey medicine

    Well, I don't have a sauna, but for sunburn, I just sit in the tub and turn the shower on to wet me, then rub honey on the burn and sit there for a quarter hour or so. The next morning I will have...
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