Category Archives: Honey

Why bees are important !

This is the Epilogue from the novel Bees have been discovered in amber over 100 million years old, frozen in time, as if immortalized in their own honey. Bees were buzzing around the first flowers during the age of the dinosaurs, … Continue reading

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The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) & honey fraud

The FDA will now start an investigation into the fraudulent honey trade On the 14th January the FDA sent the following emails… Evidence emails from FDA 140115 Background to this intervention by the FDA Some Philippine citizens believed that there … Continue reading

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Honey Fraud in Supermarkets Evidence 2.

Attempts by CEM to silence reasonable public interest questions about the source of their ‘honey’ food products, and the company’s possible connection to other corrupt activity. As a ‘customer’ I had tried to ask CEM many times about their ‘honey’ products but CEM would not … Continue reading

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Honey Fraud in Supermarkets Evidence 1.

In the public interest the following 3 posts contains actual emails which form part of the extensive range of evidence about the CEM ‘honey’ fraud. How CEM lies to supermarkets to cover up the fraudulent CEM ‘honey’ operation. Note: This post follows … Continue reading

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A story about honey & passion

This story may have begun when the first flower opened and a bee alighted, seeking its food of pollen and nectar.  Bees have been discovered in amber over 100 million years old, frozen in time, as if immortalized in their … Continue reading

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Black & white awareness leaflet

This leaflet is intended to constructively show why bees are important and also to show how honey hunters can obtain more honey by altering their harvesting methods, and at the same time help improve crop yields. (The Putyokan and Ligwan honeybees … Continue reading

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Wasted potential in the Philippines

I hope Philippine government officials read the following email content from a leading agricultural scientist in Vietnam… I was surprised when between Vietnam and the Philippine, in general, external conditions are almost similar to each other, but in the beekeeping development … Continue reading

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Apis cerana (Ligwan) beekeeping in Vietnam & the Philippines

Compare beekeeping in Vietnam to that in the Philippines Click on this link to see Apis cerana beekeeping in Vietnam. Vietnam statistics & honeybee colonies… Vietnam population: 90 million,  Area: 331,200 square kms, Ethnic groups 54, Average latitude: 14 N, Climate: tropical, Native … Continue reading

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Honey fraud continues

Does it matter if the Philippine people are being lied to and are being sold unknown mixtures of potentially unhealthy sugary stuff ? Click this link for an overview of . The majority of ‘honey’ on sale to the Philippine … Continue reading

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Action needed to help farmers and honey hunters !

The following 5 actions will help not only these two groups, but can have cascading positive effects for rural communities … 1)  Agricultural and public awareness of [p2p type=”slug” value=”crop-yields-and-pollination”]pollination[/p2p] is essential – education needs to communicate at the very simplest the … Continue reading

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Honey fraud in supermarkets in the Philippines

Click this link for an overview of . Go into just about any of the large supermarket chains and you will find ‘honey’ for sale on the shelves.  There will most usually be many containers of Philippine ‘honey’ from a … Continue reading

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What is ‘honey’?

Genuine honey made by bees is a delicious, healthy and amazing food. Honey can have many constituents including sugars, pollen and possibly up to 300 other minor natural chemical components. The complexity of sugars and other components in genuine honey comes … Continue reading

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