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    - Перга с медом- what is this?

    yuhuu or google translate can not give me somethign that makes sense. there is also no explanation or description of the jar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benedikt View Post
    yuhuu or google translate can not give me somethign that makes sense. there is also no explanation or description of the jar.
    Beebread (aka Bienenbrot, ambrosia) with honey

    ---> https://healthywithhoney.com/beebread/

    ---> https://www.amazon.com/Bee-Bread-Sea.../dp/B00V8K55LU

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    Bee pollen, ie the concentrated pollen collected by bees to feed the hive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xp@ View Post
    tx also for the links. never knew it is such a -good -stuff...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Armoured View Post
    Bee pollen, ie the concentrated pollen collected by bees to feed the hive.
    Bees don't collect pollen and most honey has the pollen removed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Wally View Post
    Bees don't collect pollen and most honey has the pollen removed.
    Perga is not honey, although may have some honey in it. Perga is the form they store it in, like a pollen cake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Wally View Post
    Bees don't collect pollen and most honey has the pollen removed.
    And um yes they do collect pollen.

    https://www.orkin.com/stinging-pests...y-bees-collect

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    Quote Originally Posted by Armoured View Post
    and indeed they do.. i found an e mail on the container. sochihoney@yandex.ru. i would assume they can explain more. there is no site though where one can read up something.
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    Pollen gets stuck to the bees when collecting nectar and it gets into the honey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Armoured View Post
    They don't collect pollen, they transfer pollen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheInterocitor View Post
    They don't collect pollen, they transfer pollen.
    bees -involuntarily - collect pollen on their hind legs when they fly from flower to flower to get nectar. Part of that pollen is then used to -pollinate- one flower. which gives up nectar in exchange. but part of the pollen the bees take back to their hives,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benedikt View Post
    bees -involuntarily - collect pollen on their hind legs when they fly from flower to flower to get nectar. Part of that pollen is then used to -pollinate- one flower. which gives up nectar in exchange. but part of the pollen the bees take back to their hives,
    As the source I linked to makes clear, as would any source as to what bees actually eat, the hive needs the protein from pollen. Nectar to make honey is almost entirely sugars/carbohydrates.

    Now, if someone wants to make the argument that they don't 'collect' it but only 'transfer it' 'involuntarily', fine, whatever narrow semantic term floats their boat.

    To me, that sounds like a pretty asinine distinction given that they bring pollen back and store and use it in order to survive and feed their young.

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