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Nutritionists and other experts also agree that raw and unaltered is the best type of honey for health. Since the majority of liquid honey sold in stores today is heated, blended, or adulterated in some way, raw honeycomb is the purest way to get your daily dose of wellness support.
ENCINITAS, CA (July 27, 2021) | -- Pass the Honey, makers of high-quality, conveniently portioned honeycomb and advocates for generational beekeepers, today announced it has secured a 500,000+ acre commitment to launch foundational research under its Regenerative Honeycomb Initiative (RHI). The project is aimed at supporting the U.S. honey industry in its production of unadulterated honeycomb while defining regenerative apiculture standards globally. 

While there are principles that some experts agree upon, regenerative agriculture does not have a universal definition.Beekeeping is considered an important aspect of regenerative agriculture for some, while other theories cast beekeeping in a negative light. 

Among the murky guidelines, one thing is clear: Without defined regenerative standards, it’s impossible to guarantee that harmful and extractive methods aren’t used. It’s also impossible to educate farmers and beekeepers about such standards if they do not exist. 

Pass the Honey goes to great lengths to guarantee a pure honeycomb snacking experience. Working with leaders in regenerative agriculture, collaborating with generational beekeepers, and leveraging cutting-edge food testing technology, the company has redefined what honeycomb sourcing looks like. But this framework wasn’t always so clear.

We often associate honeycomb with a bright, golden color. After all, that’s the color of raw honey. But odds are that if you eat enough honeycomb, you’re bound to encounter comb that’s darker than usual. New beekeepers who spot dark comb for the first time might be worried, but they soon learn that dark honeycomb is a normal part of a healthy beehive.

Anyone who’s eaten dark comb knows there’s a whole lot more to these deeply colored cells than meets the eye.

Honey fraud doesn’t only impact the consumer. In an effort to compete with market demand for impossibly low prices, beekeepers are forced to turn to unsustainable methods that can be detrimental to bee health. This results in dwindling bee populations and may cause colony collapse disorder, which creates a vicious cycle where beekeepers face more challenges than they started with.

Boards studded with artisanal ingredients have been trending on social media and at social events over the past several years. You’ll find charcuterie boards, cheese plates, and kitschy candy or snack-based displays labeled #charcuterie. 

Charcuterie is defined as a collection of cold, cooked meats. Confit, pâtés, salami, sausage, and bacon are all examples of meats you might find in a charcuterie display. On a charcuterie board, they’re accompanied by cheeses, olives, pickles, and bread or crackers for snacking. And don’t forget the sweet factor. Raw honeycomb brings a balance that’s essential for all of those crunchy, salty, and acidic ingredients. 

Raw honey is a potent prebiotic, nourishing good bacteria in the intestines which facilitate healthy digestion. Honey contains non-digestive oligosaccharides which can’t be absorbed by the digestive tract. Instead, these oligosaccharides pass on to the colon where they’re able to ferment. This produces short-chain fatty acids that help proliferate bifidobacteria strains which aid in the digesting dietary fiber, prevention of gut infections, and producing essential digestive vitamins. In addition to helping create more good bacteria in the digestive system, honey is also an effective treatment for Helicobacter pylori bacteria, a common cause of stomach ulcers.
We asked our friend and partner, Ella Davar, a Registered Dietician, and Certified Nutritionist, for her help to expand on the anomaly that is honeycomb: A sweet, delicious snack WITH health benefits. 
We all know global honey bee populations are having a hard time surviving, so what can we do to help? Step 1: Eat pure, unadulterated honeycomb. 
The health benefits of honeycomb are well-founded, and its uses date back to ancient Egypt, when bees and their keepers were spiritually and societally revered in regular ritual and worship.
Don’t you hate waking up with a cold? Somehow your nose is both stuffed and runny, your coughs become sneezes and your sneezes become coughs, and that general feeling of discomfort is enough to spur a Netflix marathon in bed. Sure, extra rest will assist your body in its natural fight against the virus, but oftentimes rest is not enough. There are natural remedies that can help speed up the recovery process and get you back to your normal, healthy self. 

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