Honey quality assurance

Quality is a pertinent aspect for market access for commodities. Food commodities especially, have strict quality requirement for them to access markets given their potential to impact on human health. Honey is a rare high value product that command premium prices in most market and should therefore be assessed against strict quality requirement. Most honey

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What do bees give us? – rare high value products (Part 2)

Hello everyone, this is a follow up post on the part one of this topic that I provided in an earlier post. Today we are going to briefly look at Propolis, and royal jelly as part of primary bee products. In an earlier post we looked at Honey, pollen and beeswax. In laying foundation for

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Why is beekeeping important? – the sweet stinging facts

Hey everyone, today, I’m going to focus on the importance of beekeeping as an engagement worth venturing into. In the world over, the beekeeping sector is a multi million dollar industry with investment and development levels so advanced, it staggers one’s imagination. It is very important for the continued growth of the sector that we

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Introduction to the science and art of beekeeping

Hello everyone, welcome to this introductory post on the science and art of beekeeping. In order to keep and manage bees for profits, we need to have salient understanding of the bee colony organization and behavioral aspects associated with them. Beekeeping beginners for some reason should fundamentally have this knowledge This is basically because each

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About David

Hello everyone welcome to my bees for health and wealth website. Bees have been my passion for the last 10 years having worked as a lecturer in a national beekeeping institute in Kenya and handling bee matters at policy level at the ministry headquarters My specialization is the African bee Apis mellifera which happens to

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