Putka Melipona Honey
Stingless Bee 50g
BHUTAN, THE FIRST CARBON NEGATIVE COUNTRY
Bhutan is the first and only carbon-negative country in the world that is governed by the Gross Happiness Index. About 72 per cent of Bhutan's landmass is a forested area. It emits 1.5 million tons of carbon while its forests absorb approximately 6 million tons of carbon gases.
BHUTAN APICULTURE ACTIVITIES
Bhutan Sour Honey locally called "Putka Honey" is a superfood harvested by the stingless bees called Melipona under the tribe of Meliponini.
Stingless Bee Melipona forages in the protected regions of Bhutan between 700 to 1500 meters above sea level at Lokchina Gewog, Chukha District.
Bhutanese Beekeepers do not use harmful pesticides and synthetic fertilisers. They are only relying on Stingless Bee to pollinate their crops and natural manure to increase their yields.
This amicable relationship with nature ensures the quality of the honey and sustainable ecosystem.
APIS MELLIFERA COMPARISON W/ STINGLESS BEE MELIPONA
Unlike the farmed European honey bees (Apis Mellifera), Stingless Bee Melipona has a high tolerance to predators and diseases because of their size and extensive use of propolis, which serves as germicidal and repellent.
Due to their stingless bee Melipona's small size, they collect nectar within a radius of 300-500 meters of the hive. Hence while farmed European honey bees can produce around 25kg of honey a colony per year, these stingless honey bees produce only around 700g of honey a settlement per year.
STINGLESS BEE MELIPONA ANATOMY
Stingless Bee Melipona is much smaller in size as compared to the usual yellow and black honeybees; about three to five millimetres in size, and a slimmer body structure.
SUSTAINABLE APICULTURE PRACTICE IN BHUTAN
Bhutan farmers will leave at least 37% of the honey for the colony. Harvesting is done only during the honey flow of the mandarin orange seasons (November to January).
STINGLESS BEE SOUR HONEY PROPERTIES
Putka Honey is a high level of propolis that contains Phenolic, Flavonoids and Cinnamic acid derivatives.
Propolis is a complex resinous material that bees collect from tree exudates primarily resins of leaf bud and other botanical sources. It contains all 16 amino acids, glucose, vitamins A, B, C, D and E, bioflavonoids and minerals.
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BHUTAN NATURAL - SINGAPORE QUALITY ASSURED
Our honey processing and packaging are according to Singapore Food Agency Standards. We performed Periodic Nutritional Analysis by Singapore Food Agency accredited laboratory.
The packaging material and label design are customised to comply with Singapore and international regulatory.
At Bhutan Natural, we only use 100% biodegradable, chemical-free, and food safe cleaning agent to clean and sanitise our honey bottles.
- It has purified pH12.5 ionised alkaline water that effectively removes oil, dirt and destroys biofilm buildup.
All of our honey has an inner bottle cap sealing liner to prevent contamination and proof of quality.
Storage - Raw honey does not require to be kept in the refrigerator. Keep at room temperature.
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WHERE TO FIND IT IN BHUTAN
- Available in Bhutan Natural Thimphu Outlet & Craft Gallery Thimphu.
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