Straight from the hive — bee bread

What is Bee bread exactly ?

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Bee bread is  pollen processed by bees. In the first place, it serves as food for the bees themselves, especially for the queen and her young. Production of the bee bread begin even on the flower itself, when bees wet the pollen. Then they transport it to the hive - nature has equipped them for this purpose with a special basket, located at the legs. Then the pollen is stored in the plaster cells, beaten and enriched with enzymes and honey. Processes taking place in bee bread are similar to pickling cabbage or cucumbers. The increased content of carbohydrates and lactic acid prevents...

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