Tara McHugh

Tara McHugh

BeehiveThis month’s column follows the “How Is It Processed?” theme. Honey has been called “the nectar of the gods” because of its rich history and contribution to food. This column will explore the properties of honey as well as how honey is processed—from flower to food.

Honey has been consumed for more than 8,000 years, as evidenced by a Mesolithic rock painting showing two honey hunters collecting honey and honeycomb from a bee nest. In 2013, 1.7 million tons of h…

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Tara McHugh, Contributing Editor, Processing column
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Tara McHugh

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  1. Food Processing & Packaging