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Honey’s Shelf Life

One of the most frequent questions we get as honey producers goes something like this “how long does honey keep”, or “will honey go bad”, “when should I toss out my jar of honey”? These are great questions because most food items do have expiration dates as required by the food regulation industry.  You wouldn’t purchase a carton of eggs without checking the dates, right?  How about milk? Exactly! And you can’t consider drinking milk after it’s been in your fridge a month past the due date!  But here’s the…

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Honey News 

Stock Up Now!

Whether you are baking, giving a gift or suffering from allergies, let hometown honey BEE your Honey!   We sell large quantities for wedding or reception parties, teacher gifts, fundraisers and more! Check out our entire line of products at our online STORE, your go-to place for LOCAL, PURE & RAW HONEY! Please follow and like us:

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Honeybees Just Know

Honeybees know things.  Like when it’s going to rain.  Or when the weather will begin to change to cooler temperatures long before it begins to change.  They know which plants to visit and how often.   How do we know these things about honeybees and why does it matter? Take a look at these things and think about how YOU get your information. Rain While we watch weather radars, honeybees do not.  Or at least, not the way we do.  Honeybees rely on pollen so when it’s going to rain, they…

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What is Pure Honey?

If you have seen the label on one of our bottles or honey products, you may have noticed that it states “100% PURE HONEY”.  We do not use that language simply to promote our products.  We use those words because this is a legal definition for our honey.  You may wonder, What is pure honey or  – well, isn’t all honey 100% honey?  No, it is not.  Let me explain. Nearly all store bought honey comes from overseas and goes through an intense filtering process.  That process kills the live…

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What are the benefits of honey?

We are proud to own a business making 100% Pure & Raw Honey.  We sell in locations all around the Metro Atlanta area, at Farmer’s Markets and, of course, here online.  While we are out buzzing around, we often get asked “what are the benefits of honey“? The benefits of honey are many.  It’s not just a food.  We thought we would write this article to inspire you to incorporate raw honey into your lifestyle as well as your diet! Dietary Uses of Honey Honey has many benefits to help digestion,…

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Why is Local Honey Different (and Better) Than Store Bought Honey?

Many times the honey that you see on the store shelf is labeled “pure honey” when in fact, it is not. Pure honey is more than a label.  Pure honey, 100% pure honey, is the only honey to get the true benefits that honey has to offer.  Sure, you can purchase whatever the store sells and it will taste sweet but it will never taste the same as a pure, true 100% nature made honey, like we sell at Atlanta’s Home Town Honey.   What Makes Ours Different? First, most…

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Did you Know?

If you sell honey in Georgia, you must be licensed as a food distributor by the Georgia Department of Agriculture and registered with the FDA as a food processor.  The Department of Agriculture will randomly pull samples of the honey and test for additives and contaminants. Please follow and like us:

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Honeybees: Did You Know?

Did you know that honeybees are Georgia’s state insect? That’s right! Honeybees are essential to our crops and nearly every bite we take. They are not dangerous and can only sting once and then they will die.  Oh, if only we could say the same about harmful things such as venomous snakes and spiders.  But honeybees are not harmful and will only sting to protect themselves or their hives. That’s because the hive is where the family lives, making honey. And speaking of honey,  honeybees produce over 860 different kinds…

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