• Scientific Name: Apis mellifera
  • Common Name: Honeybee
  • Native to: Eastern Africa or Asia
  • Naturalized in:  Nearly the whole world, except Antartica

Wax to Honey Ratio
For every pound of wax produced, the bees need to eat 6-8 pounds (lbs) of honey.

True Appreciation for Honey
Each honey bee produces just 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey in her lifetime (on average).

Bees Would Fly 10,000 Miles… And then some!
A hive of bees will fly about 90,000 miles to produce one (1) kilogram of honey.

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