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Does honey ever spoil?
The short answer, no! Honey was considered so valuable it was buried in King Tut's tomb and was still edible after 3000 years when his tomb was opened.
How many bees are in a hive?
In peak summer season up to 70 000 bees can be found in a single hive. In the winter the population dwindles to
about 10,000 bees.
How long does a queen live?
Queen bees can live up to 3 years, worker bees live only 30 days in the summer.
How much honey does one bee produce in their lifetime?
A worker bee gathers 0.8g of honey in her entire life. It takes 556 worker bees to produce 1 pound of honey.
How do you store honey?
honey is best stored at room temperature.
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