What is the bee space?

What is the bee space? Explore the maths in a bee hive The “bee space” is the precise gap within a hive or natural nest that bees won’t fill with wax or propolis. It enables the bees to crawl around in their home.  The ideal distance somewhere between 4.5 mm and 9 mm. In other […]

Coffee without bees?

Coffee without bees? Learn why bees are crucial for 40% of world’s coffee production   So, you love coffee? Well, then you should also love bees. You might know that the most important and diffused coffee plants are Arabica (Coffea arabica) and Robusta (Coffea canephora). Arabica plants are known as highland coffee plants and found […]

Why do bees die when stinging

Why do bees die when stinging Exploring the bee’s suicidal behavior Bees are fascinating creatures and we can a learn a lot from them. However, you should observe bees cautiously and only from a distance. When bees or wasps are far away from their hive or nest and just foraging, they will rarely sting. Unless […]

Consumer guide for bee products

Consumer guide for bee products How to make a responsible choice for your health and the bees’ wellbeing In this guide you will learn how to make the difference between real and fake honey and other products of the hive. In the recent years, there has been a renewed interest in products which are labeled […]

Where to buy sustainable honey

Where to buy sustainable honey An ethical guide for buying honey Valued for centuries as a natural sweetener and for it’s health benefits, the honey deman worldwide keeps growing. Meanwhile, increasingly intensive bee-farming methods accompanied by the extensive use of insecticides (especially neonicotinoids) within the commercial agriculture, the loss of natural habitat and other factors, […]

Be(e) a superhero for 1 minute

Be(e) a superhero for 1 minute Put your coffee & emails away and slip into your new super body! Half a kilogram of honey is the lifetime production for about 768 bees, made up of visits to 2 million flowers. You need a body with superhero potential to manage this. Ready to fly? Now you […]