A gift of plants and flowers

There are different ways to define honey. For bees it is a food reserve: they are the only insects (with few other examples of similar insects) to make honey. Among the insects to eat nectar and pollen, bees are the only ones who need to accumulate food reserves. They obtain these reserves by transforming nectar, the fresh food of summer, into a food that can be kept for a long time.
For consumers honey is a highly energetic and sweetening food, rich in simple sugars. The legal definition contains all the elements that are needed to identify honey as a product: although it does so in a very cold style:

"… we call honey the food product that domestic bees produce from flower nectar and from secretions made by plants or to be found on plants, that bees transform, combining it with specific