Benefits of Honey

Honey is sweet – that’s a given. But did you know that honey also adds a special touch to almost any recipe? It’s the whisper at a party. It’s the sigh after the perfect bite. It’s the nostalgic feeling of childhood. It’s your secret ingredient with endless possibilities. | Read more…

Honey is also a rich source of carbohydrates, providing 17 grams per tablespoon, which makes it ideal for your working muscles since carbohydrates are the primary fuel the body uses for energy. Carbohydrates are necessary in the diet to help maintain muscle glycogen for athletes to help them keep going. | Read More…

Manufacturers have used honey in everything from hand lotions and moisturizers to bar soaps and bubble baths. They use honey is for its wholesome, all-natural image; more consumers are demanding cosmetics and personal care products made from natural ingredients. In the case of honey, however, image is just the beginning. | Read More…

Honey has been used for centuries to help alleviate some of the symptoms associated with a common cold. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, many things can cause a sore throat. These include infections with viruses, such as colds and flu, sinus drainage, allergies, or cigarette smoking | Read More…

Other Benefits of Honey

May relieve seasonal Allergies

Healing Wounds and Burns

Improved Sleep and Relaxation

Strengthens the Immune System

Can Stabilize Blood Pressure

Balances Sugar Levels


We welcome all beekeepers and people interested in beekeeping to join the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association!