The Honey of Australian Native Stingless Bees By Dean Haley
This book is for anyone interested in the honey of Australian native stingless bees.
This book grew organically as a small group of stingless beekeepers and scientists set out to create a food standard for our native bee honey. I am greatly indebted to Tim Heard for early-stage production advice for this book. There were valuable suggestions for content, and he connected me with first class contributors and reviewers. The food safety section benefited enormously from review and comments from my ANBA honey committee, and in particular Peter Abbott who I cannot thank enough. Norhasnida Zawawi and Giorgio Venturieri deserve a special mention for their contributions on Malaysian and Brazilian methods and technologies. As a first-time writer the middle and late-stage production process were of great interest to me. Glenbo Craig has acted as an adviser, designer, and producer. Glenbo has transformed a rough word document into this visually pleasing work and it is a credit to his craft.
Table of contents.
- Honey in Indigenous Australia
- Native honey and bees in early Australian newspapers
- Meet the bees
- What makes our honey different?
- Harvesting honey
- Australian Federal & State rules
- Future industry needs
- Beekeeper insights
- Flowers for honey
- Postcards from the field
- Around the world Bibliography