Raw, Unheated, Unfiltered, Unpasteurized
What is the major difference in organic from conventional beekeeping?
Organic bee colonies are not maintained with the use of any chemicals!
- Terramycin for treating foulbrood disease,
- Apistan for Verroa mites,
- GardStar for treating small hive beetles, nor
- Bee Go to chase bees instead of using a smoker.
We meet all the standards of Organic Certification including: GMO Free, Land Certification, Beehives Certification, Producer Certification, Processor Certification.
How can someone say it's organic honey when bees can fly wherever they want?
First, the beehives are specifically placed in isolated areas away from any type of contamination (golf courses, agricultural areas, heavy traffic areas, landfills). Secondly, the flying range of a bee is determined by their natural instinct which tells them to stay within approximately a two mile range from their hive location. When they fly out of this range, all sense of direction is lost.
What makes your honey crystallize solid?
Where and what type of plants bees forage on will determine the nutrient level, crystallization, color, fragrance and taste. Y.S. beekeepers have the true knowledge of quality. The results produce a superior, energy packed (intense crystallization) honey with the highest possible levels of live enzymes, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and healing agents as a functional food. Only truly raw state honey that has never been processed will crystallize with intensity and has full beneficial properties nature intended.
Beneficial Facts; Functional properties and health related applications
Antimicrobial Activity: Wound dressing for infected areas like minor burns, cuts, abrasions, sore throats, and other bacterial infections. Food safety against food-borne pathogens and spoilage microorganisms.
Antioxidant Activity: Known antioxidant compounds in natural sweetener to preserve food retarding deterioration, rancidity, and discoloration. The levels of antioxidants found in honey are similar to some fruits and vegetables weight for weight.
Athletic Performance: Honey is a great pre-workout energy source, aiding an athlete's endurance and helping the athlete's muscles recuperate following a race or workout.
Beauty Treatments: Honey is a natural humectant, which means it has the ability to attract and retain moisture. Try using honey in facial masks, bath oils, hair conditioners and more.
Prebiotic Properties: Help promote the growth and activity of bifidobacteria for improving digestive health.
Other: Honey tastes sweeter than sugar, so less is needed to sweeten baked goods and beverages. Studies have shown that foods prepared with honey last longer and taste great.
Who certifies your products?
- National Agencies - NOP (National Organic Program), U.S.D.A. (United States Department of Agriculture)
- Independent Agencies - O.C.I.A. (Organic Crop Improvement Association), OC/PRO Canada (PRO-CERT)
- Kosher - CRC
Caution: Bee products may cause allergic reactions in some people.
Due to honey content, not recommended for children under two.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.