Truth or Fiction? Setting the Record Straight about Honey

Honey can be used to make a variety of foods and drinks taste better. It’s a big part of the reason why honey has become so popular over the years. But in addition to tasting good, honey can also provide you with a number of health benefits. There has been some confusion over what those… Read more »

Honey: A True Paleo Food

Since the Stone Age, honey has been sought after for its nutritional and medicinal value. Cavemen from the beginning of time have worked hard to hunt out wild beehives and strip them of this natural sweetener, making honey a prized staple of the paleo food diet. Here’s everything you need to know about incorporating honey… Read more »

Honey Solutions Wins Sustainability Award from Grupo Bimbo

At Honey Solutions, economic and environmental sustainability are the main things we keep in mind when bulk packaging our customer specific ingredient honey. We make it our mission to be sustainability-focused in all of our business practices, and as a result, we were recently recognized by Grupo Bimbo, a bakery product manufacturing company in Mexico… Read more »

Is Honey a Kosher Food?

There is actually an old saying that goes, “That which comes from something that is non-kosher, is not kosher and that which comes from something that is kosher, is kosher.” Since honey bees are not considered kosher, many are led to believe that their honey is also not kosher. But the truth is that honey… Read more »

FDA Focuses on New Food Labels: No Sugar Added Concept

Nutritional Facts of our Honey

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently made a lot of different changes to the nutrition facts labels that are placed onto packaged food items. The FDA is now requiring the addition of “added sugars” on label on all foods which will likely be confusing to customers. There are many packaged foods that have sugars… Read more »

Summarizing National Honey Report of 2017

Honey News

The United States Department of Agriculture released a report recently that includes information about the current state of bees throughout the country. The recent USDA report includes a breakdown that shows how bees were affected by the weather that impacted the United States during the summer months. Fortunately, many beekeepers in states like Indiana, Wisconsin,… Read more »

Understanding the Difference: Organic Honey and Pure Natural Honey

Understanding Honey

Purchasing honey these days can be a little bit confusing. Some honey is labeled “natural,” while other honey is labeled “organic,” and it can be difficult to figure out which one is the best option for you, especially when both “pure natural” and “organic” sound like excellent choices. Many people mistakenly believe that pure natural… Read more »

How Harvey Flooding Will Affect Bee Keeping

Bee Keeping Tips in Flooding

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall over Texas, few people could imagine just how powerful and dangerous the storm could be. We have all heard the stories of people being displaced from their homes and shelters overrun by those trying to find a safe place to weather the storm. However, the damage from Hurricane Harvey is… Read more »

Honey Solutions Validated Through U.S. Customs

Honey Company News

There was big news in the honey industry when it was announced that our company, Honey Solutions, has officially received a Tier II C-TPAT validation for its worldwide supply chain from the office of U.S. Customs. This designation is validation of our supply chain practices via US Customs audits of overseas vendor facilities coupled with… Read more »

Honey May Bear Warning Under California Prop 65

Prop 65 in California

In the state of California, there is a labeling law called Proposition 65 that requires companies to label products that contain chemicals that could potentially cause cancer or reproductive health effects. There are more than 800 chemicals listed under Prop 65, including everything from pesticides and heavy metals to high levels of Vitamin A. If… Read more »