This sugary, golden nectar is delicious all on its own or stirred into a batch of something sweet. Beekeepers harvest Michigan honey in summer or early fall, but some continue throughout the year, making the sweet treat available for consumers year round.

Michigan honey facts:

  • Michigan gathered a total of 5.1 million pounds of honey in 2008, with a value of $7.4 million
  • The lighter the honey, the milder the flavor
  • The darker the honey, the stronger the flavor

Nutrition:

  • Michigan honey contains vitamins B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and amino acids
  • Raw or unfiltered honey has more enzymes and nutrients that heated, filtered honey
  • Local honey has pollens of local flowers that sometimes help allergy sufferers

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