PRESS RELEASES

Honey Saves Hives Returns for Year Two to Support Honey Bees During National Honey Month

Consumers Can Impact Honey Bee Health by Purchasing Select Made with Honey Products this September from Participating Brands

LONGMONT, Colo. (September 1, 2021) – Returning for a second year after the inaugural 2020 program, the National Honey Board is proud to celebrate National Honey Month this September with “Honey Saves Hives.” As honey bee populations continue to face challenges and experience...

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In Celebration of World Bee Day, Registered Dietitian Maggie Michalczyk Shares Planet-Friendly Tips and Recipes

Michalczyk Highlights the Delightful Benefits of Enjoying Pure, Bee-Friendly Honey

LONGMONT, Colo. (May 20, 2021) – In celebration of World Bee Day, the National Honey Board is continuing their partnership with registered dietitian Maggie Michalczyk, highlighting a few of her favorite planet-friendly tips and #NaturallyWithHoney mealtime inspirations. This...

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National Honey Board Shares Successes in 2020 Annual Report Video

Sustainability programs expanded and honey secured #1 spot as Americans’ most preferred sweetener

LONGMONT, Colo. (March 16, 2021) – The National Honey Board (NHB) has released its 2020 Annual Report in video format with highlights of nutrition professionals’ outreach, bee health research and marketing campaigns across retail, foodservice, consumer and ingredient...

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National Honey Board Appoints 2021 Board Members and Alternates

LONGMONT, Colo. (February 1, 2021) – The National Honey Board (NHB) is pleased to announce its newest board member and alternate positions, appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Purdue. Secretary Purdue selects and appoints members to the Board after reviewing...

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BUZZWORTHY NEWS: Honey Ranks as Americans' #1 Preferred Sweetener

In 2020 Consumer Survey, Honey Surpasses White Sugar for the First Time

LONGMONT, Colo. (November 18, 2020) – The sweetener made by Mother Nature claims the number one spot among Americans as their most preferred sweetener. The ranking, revealed in the National Honey Board Consumer Attitudes & Usage Study 2020, asked consumers to choose their...

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Zen Bee Meadery’s Mara Ume Wins Best in Show at Mead Crafters Competition

LONGMONT, Colo. (October 8, 2020) - A mead inspired by Japanese plum wine took home the top prize in the National Honey Board’s second annual Mead Crafters Competition, which featured 305 entries from commercial meaderies in the United States. Zen Bee Meadery of Columbus,...

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Join the National Honey Board and U.S. Food Manufacturers to Support Honey Bees with Honey Saves Hives

Purchase Select Made with Honey Products During National Honey Month to Help Fund Bee Health Research

LONGMONT, Colo. (September 1, 2020) - The National Honey Board, in collaboration with several leading U.S. food manufacturers, is launching “Honey Saves Hives,” a program designed to fund bee health research. To celebrate National Honey Month in September, top brands Kashi,...

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Rogue Ales’ Honey Kolsch Back on Top at Sixth Annual Honey Beer Competition

LONGMONT, Colo. (August 19, 2020) - It’s rather fitting that a beer “Dedicated to Bees” took the top spot in the 2020 Honey Beer Competition, which garnered 220 entries from professional brewers throughout the United States. Rogue Ales and Spirits’ Honey Kolsch took Best in...

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National Honey Board and Project Apis m. Celebrate National Honey Bee Day with Launch of Bee Health Collective Website

Partners Include USDA, Almond Board of California and Bee Informed Partnership

LONGMONT, Colo. (August 13, 2020) - In celebration of National Honey Bee Day, the National Honey Board and Project Apis M. have partnered with several industry organizations to launch a new offering: The Bee Health Collective website. The Bee Health Collective website is an...

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National Honey Board Shares Successes in 2019 Annual Report

Three major nutrition studies and Queen's Choice Award for top honey products launched

LONGMONT, Colo. (July 1, 2020) - The National Honey Board has launched a nutrition research program, and the first three studies will focus on gut health-related to honey consumption. This program, along with a sustainability program that celebrates the role of beekeepers as...

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