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.

 

Mead, The Drink of the Gods | Brink of Freedom

Mead, The Drink of the Gods | Brink of Freedom

I made a couple of batches of mead earlier in the summer.

I did it properly (everything sanitised, etc) but left them to finish fermentation on their own and measured – all good.

Did it with two different honeys – borage and my own omnifloral – and will be trying it soon.

If you have any recipes or tips, why not share them below?

Shock finding: More than 75 percent of all ‘honey’ sold in grocery stores contains no honey at all, by definition

This may be a US story, but the same is likely to be true of many of the processed brands in our own supermarkets. 

Worried? Then buy your honey from a source you can trust – your local beekeeper.

Shock finding: More than 75 percent of all ‘honey’ sold in grocery stores contains no honey at all, by definition – Shock finding: More than 75 percent of all ‘honey’ sold in grocery stores contains no honey at all, by definition.