scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 919
Honeybees as a ResourceHoneybees are very useful to humans As their name suggests they make the sweet delicious treat known as honey that we enjoy They also make beeswax from which we make many useful items But the most important thing bees do for us is to pollinate the plantsThe honeybee visits flowers which secrete a sweet liquid called nectar This water-like nectar is sipped from the blossoms by the bee and carried to the beehive The raw nectar goes into the cells in almost the same condition as it was when the bee sipped it from the flowers It is inside the hive that house bees evaporate the nectar down to the thick consistency which is what we know as commercial honeyWe usually think of the main use of honey as a spread on bread pancakes or biscuits However honey has a large use in cooking such as pastries canned foods milk drinks desserts frostings syrups and salad dressings Honey contains simple sugars and does not require digestion like regular sugar so it is useful for quick energy pick up and even for diabetic peopleMost honey is sold as extracted honey but it is also sold on the honeycomb which is the wax chambers the bees make in the hive in which to store the honey The wax comes from a worker bees belly when she is fourteen to twenty-one days old The wax chambers are just big enough for a bee to crawl inside Sometimes people like to eat honeycomb It can be eaten on toast or as is then the wax becomes like a chewing gum but like chewing gum it should not be swallowedIn recent years a new process called the Dyce process has made it possible to make a very nice granulated honey called creamed honey which is gaining in popularity However granulated honey is not used much commercially because it is still an almost unknown honey productBeeswax is the
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA