Honey bees pollinate approximately 25% of all the foods humans consume.

Things you might not have known about honey:

English settlers introduced the honey bee to North America in the 17th century.
Honey bees have been producing honey the same way for 150 million years.
Fossils of honey bees date to approximately 180 million years ago.
Cave paintings in Spain from 7,000 BC are the earliest records of beekeeping.
Many Egyptian tombs have drawings and paintings of bees. There were migratory beekeepers in Egypt in 500 BC. 

Man has collected honey for at least 9,000 years.

The Romans used honey instead of gold to pay their taxes.
Ancient Chinese completely covered small pox sufferers with honey to speed healing and prevent scarring.



Ancient Chinese completely covered small pox sufferers with honey to speed healing and prevent scarring.


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Man has collected honey for at least 9,000 years. 

Cave paintings in Spa
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