There is honey called “mad honey” which produces hallucinations. People in Nepal venture through dangerous vertical climbs to gather it. Price per pound is 60$
2 years ago, Pakistan started a Billion Tree Tsunami project, to plant 1 billion trees all over the country within 5 years. Today, they witnessed 70% increase in honey production.
Bees can produce coloured “honey”. Beekeepers in northeastern France noticed that their bees were producing honey in unnatural shades of green and blue. The reason turned out to be that the bees had been eating remnants of M&M candy shells from a nearby factory.
Archaeologists routinely find edible honey in ancient Egyptian tombs – the stuff never spoils, due to extremely low water-content, very low pH, and hydrogen peroxide (made by an enzyme in the bees’ stomachs).
A type of food fraud where honey is cut with cheaper sugars and syrups and then sold as pure honey is called “Honey Laundering”.
Some vegans choose not to eat honey because they consider beekeeping to be slavery.
Honey is the only food that will not rot. A jar of honey may remain edible for over 3000 years.
Honey is more effective at cough suppression than many over the counter cough syrups.