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We’re Getting into the Gift-Giving Season with Another Sweet Giveaway!

Posted by National Honey Board on December 1, 2016 - 10:35 AM

We’re Getting into the Gift-Giving Season with Another Sweet Giveaway!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Honey Inspired Feast giveaway. There is no more denying that the holidays are here and in the spirit of giving, we’re hosting another giveaway!

One of our favorite (and in our opinion, most delicious) traditions at this time of year is the holiday baking/treat making. Spiced breads, nutty fudges, gooey caramels and Santa’s tasty cookies not only make our homes smell good, but they also bring us closer to the ones we hold most dear.

Did you know that honey is a natural humectant? What that means is that this sweet little ingredient draws in and retains moisture to ensure moist goodies with perfect crumble. This characteristic also extends the shelf life of your baked goods and helps you avoid having to throw out stale cookies after just a few days. It’s ...

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Have a Happy Thanksgiving with Honey!

Posted by National Honey Board on November 21, 2016 - 11:24 AM

Have a Happy Thanksgiving with Honey!

This is a big week in homes across America – it’s Thanksgiving week! The beginning of the holiday entertaining season, we are all looking forward to either welcome family and friends into our home, or traveling to someone else’s house for the holiday. It’s an exciting time of year when we get to spend quality time with loved ones who we may not have seen for days, weeks, months or even years. Thanksgiving is also known for being one of the most delicious holidays, because nothing brings families together like food.

As we prepare our menus – filled with creamy mashed potatoes, perfectly caramelized sweet potatoes, buttery rolls and, of course, a succulent turkey – we want to remind of how honey can take your holiday menu to the next level. With its many benefits, honey is truly the one ...

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Honey Shines at IFEC 2016

Posted by National Honey Board on November 16, 2016 - 8:41 AM

Honey Shines at IFEC 2016

The National Honey Board (NHB) enjoyed a sweet showing at 2016 IFEC -- the International Foodservice Editorial Council's annual conference. Held this year in Minneapolis, the multi-day event brings together some 200 foodservice industry trade editors and PR pros from food commodity boards and brands.  

Each year at IFEC, the NHB endeavors to showcase honey in new and trending ways to spark editorial interest and coverage; the 2016 conference was no exception.  

For the opening night "Chef Showcase," the NHB had the good fortune of being partnered with Chef Jim Kyndberg, executive chef of the conference's host hotel -- Radisson Blu Minneapolis.  Chef Kyndberg dished up a delectable Honey-braised Bison and Honey Glazed Acorn Squash -- a small plate with huge taste appeal. The tender bison was ...

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We’re Celebrating Honey’s Versatility this Holiday Season with a Giveaway!

Posted by National Honey Board on November 2, 2016 - 10:20 AM

We’re Celebrating Honey’s Versatility this Holiday Season with a Giveaway!

November is the beginning of the beloved holiday season, the time of feasting and gift-giving and spending quality time with loved ones. This time of year is, simply put, as sweet as honey, and to celebrate, we are hosting another giveaway on our social media channels!

This month households across the nation are preparing for the largest feast of the year – Thanksgiving! Whether your family keeps things simple with a meatloaf and mashed potatoes or fills the table with a turkey and all the fixings, honey is there to help you elevate your holiday feast to a whole new level.

Honey is so much more than just a sweetener, it’s a culinary marvel! This all-natural sweetener also doubles as a humectant, flavor balancer and emulsifier, which means that honey is literally the one ingredient that touches every part ...

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Fear no Trick with these 10 Sweet Treats for your Halloween!

Posted by National Honey Board on October 28, 2016 - 10:50 AM

Fear no Trick with these 10 Sweet Treats for your Halloween!

Halloween is just around the corner and all the ghosts, ghouls, cowboys and princesses are coming out to play. Creativity is the name of the game with this holiday; a chance to let your imagination run wild with fun costume, décor and especially food ideas (Jell-O brains, anyone?). While it may be quick and easy to just pick up a bag of candy at the grocery store around the corner, this could be the year that you get creative and make your own sweet treats, and honey is here to help!

Of course honey is perfect for candy because it is sweet, but did you know that honey is also an all-natural energy booster? That’s right, and when honey is the star of your treat, you can feel good about supplying your neighborhood goblins with all the energy they need for a full night of trick-or treating.

You may recall ...

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Warm Your Home With 12 Honey-inspired Comfort Food Recipes

Posted by National Honey Board on October 18, 2016 - 10:31 AM

Warm Your Home With 12 Honey-inspired Comfort Food Recipes

If you’re like us here at the National Honey Board, you’re feeling the full effects of fall – chilling winds, drizzling rain, cool mornings followed by even cooler nights. It’s a little harder to get motivated this time of year when all you want to do is curl up in your warmest blanket and dream of sunnier days, but let’s not forget all the great things about fall.

While we may be driven inside during the chillier fall days, this season allows us more quality time with our loved ones. As the weather gets cooler we get to look forward to nights in with the family and nice home-cooked meals. What is more comforting than a nice pan of warm mashed potatoes and gravy or a slice of grandma’s made-from-scratch apple pie? These kinds of dishes stir up in us that feeling of ‘home’ and ...

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Honey Shines with Foodies at 2016 Feast Portland Event

Posted by National Honey Board on September 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Honey Shines with Foodies at 2016 Feast Portland Event

The National Honey Board (NHB) recently celebrated National Honey Month at the fifth annual Feast Portland, presented by Bon Appétit. This event, which began in 2012, takes place throughout the Portland, Oregon area and features many events that thrill the most adventurous foodie.

Over the course of three days visitors got to sample food and drinks, all while supporting a good cause. Proceeds from Feast Portland help support charities working to end childhood hunger in Portland and throughout the country and in 2016 the selected charity was Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon.

The NHB was excited to be on-hand with our good friend and spokesperson Chef David Guas during the event’s Grand Tasting to share honey’s versatility with three unique and delicious honey-inspired eats and sips, ...

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National Honey Board Celebrate National Honey Month with 20 Lucky Sweepstakes Winners

Posted by National Honey Board on September 20, 2016 - 11:17 AM

National Honey Board Celebrate National Honey Month with 20 Lucky Sweepstakes Winners

Honey is a favorite ingredient, not only for its sweet taste, but for its versatility throughout the kitchen, especially on the grill!

This summer the National Honey Board (NHB) hosted our Honey Up Your Summer campaign which included at $5 mail-in rebate and $500 sweepstakes. Of the over 28,300 people who entered the sweepstakes, 20 winners were selected and awarded with a $500 gift card to use towards their next backyard party.

Since it’s National Honey Month, we thought it would be fun to take a moment to congratulate and celebrate with our winners:

  • Janet C. – Inman, SC
  • Jim E. – Phoenix, AZ
  • Susan W. – Lakewood, CO
  • Carrol F. – Buena Park, CA
  • Diana J. – Hamilton, OH
  • Gena L. – Charlotte, ...

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