Yearly Archives: 2008

Bee product helps fight cancer

A bee-derived product manufactured by Manuka Health New Zealand, in Te Awamutu, is helping international researchers in the fight against cancer. Read More

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Beekeepers protest over hive deaths

Hundreds of members of the British Beekeepers’ Association (BBKA) from all over the country will deliver a petition to No 10 signed by more than 140,000 members of the public, calling for an immediate increase in research funding – from … Continue reading

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$300K for honeybee pest program

The Rudd Government will spend $300,000 over the next two years to continue a surveillance program for pests and diseases in Australia’s honey bee and pollination industries. Read More

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Study says Honey eases cough, improves sleep

A spoonful of honey can ease children`s night-time cough and help them and their parents sleep better, an American study reveals. Read More

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Uganda: Country’s Honey Exports to EU Fell to 1.3 Trillion in 2007

Despite finding their way into the European Union, Uganda’s honey exports have been falling off and Kampala remains at the bottom of the only four African countries that are eligible to export to the EU. Read More

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Top Award to Manuka Honey Company

A major active manuka honey exporter with operations in the far north, Southland, and Masterton took the top award for Deloitte-Unlimited’s Fast 50 last week. Read More

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Bees let Ord farmers down

Yields from a number of sunflower and melon crops in Western Australia’s Ord Valley have been slashed due to a lack of bees showing up to pollinate. Read More

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Another bee mite found near Hilo Bay

Varroa mites, a potentially damaging pest to the honey industry in Hawai’i, continue to show up on the Big Island. Read More

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Birdwatchers join the hunt for Asian honey bees

Bird enthusiasts and residents are joining Biosecurity Queensland’s hunt for Asian honey bee nests in the suburbs of Cairns. Read More

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ChungJin Biotech Develops a New Electro-Stimulation Bee Venom Collector

ChungJin Biotech Co., Ltd, a manufacturer of Bee Venom Collector and fluid bed granulation coating machines in South Korea, announced today that they have developed a new electro-stimulation Bee Venom Collator and the world’s first Honeybee Artificial Insemination Instrument with … Continue reading

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