Bees Foraging

1. The average worker bee produces about 1/12th teaspoon of honey in her lifetime.

2. In order to produce 1 pound of honey, 2 million flowers must be visited.

3. A hive of bees must fly 55,000 miles to produce a pound of honey.

4. Bees leave the hive 15 times per day and visit around 100 flowers each time – that’s 1,500 flowers a day!

5. Honey bees make an average of 1,600 round trips in order to produce one ounce of honey.