Sunday, 7 October 2012

M&M-Loving Bees Make Colorful Honey

Hives of candy-crazy bees in France are reportedly producing honey colored blue and green.

But honey-lovers hoping for something strange to put on their English muffins are likely to be disappointed: The oddly colored honey is not for sale, according to France24.

The bees, which hail from apiaries near Ribeauvill√© in France's Alsace region, have acquired a taste for processed sugars at a local biogas plant that processes waste from a Mars chocolate factory, the maker of M&Ms. Instead of mining local wildflowers for nectar, bees have been sucking up colorful sugar at the plant. 

Continued:  http://www.livescience.com/23754-candy-bees-colored-honey.html

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