Why do bees build their wax cells as hexagons?

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Why bees build in hexagons, well, at least part of the possible reason.

 

Manuka sales sharp practice leaves a bad taste in the mouth…

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If you buy manuka honey, are you sure it really is what you are shelling out a considerable amount of cash on? 

See this story for renewed calls to sort out the scammers.

Let’s hope the boffins can find some more manuka-like qualities in the likes of my multi-floral produce, because I and many of my customers believe it is the bees’ knees.

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