Archive for January, 2011

National Honey Board Continues to Expand its Food Industry Website Presence
Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

The National Honey Board strengthened its interactive offerings with the launch of two new websites for the Dairy and Confectionery industries. The new websites complement the Board’s existing online presence in the baking and snack industries, and promotes honey’s usage and benefits throughout the food industry.

The new websites, and, are the latest moves in a series of interactive measures implemented by the National Honey Board in an effort to provide food and beverage manufacturers with industry-specific technical, marketing and formulation assistance. The Organization’s interactive properties include:

  • This new website provides confectionery manufacturers with new product ideas and stories about the latest candy industry trends.
  • From ice cream to yogurt, this new website offers dairy food and beverage manufacturers the latest information on honey and dairy products made with honey.
  • The definitive baking industry resource to formulating and baking exceptional bakery foods with honey. This informative website contains retail and wholesale baking formulas, technical guides and information on incorporating honey into bakery food formulas.
  • An online guide to snack food products made with honey, as well as technical and marketing information for using honey in savory and salty snacks.

The National Honey Board is a federal research and promotion board under USDA oversight that conducts research, marketing and promotion programs to help maintain and expand markets for honey and honey products. These programs are funded by an assessment of one cent per pound on domestic and imported honey. The National Honey Board is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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Honees Natural Candies
Friday, January 21st, 2011

In the foothills of the Italian Alps, Ambrosoli Confectioners continue a family tradition of making the finest honey-filled candies—known as “Honees” in the United States. Ambrosoli have been making their all-natural candy drops for more than 70 years in flavors such as honey, milk and honey, and eucalyptus.

The company’s Milk N Honees Bar is a butter and honey hard candy shell filled with an all natural milk and honey caramel center.

Do you make candy made with honey? Get them listed here by emailing

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Source your honey from
Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Go to to find suppliers of the more than 300 varieties of honey in the United States. This comprehensive database allows food and beverage manufacturers to source honey from a particular location (such as your home state), and browse other goods and services offered by honey producers, packers and importers.

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