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National Honey Board Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Posted by National Honey Board on January 15, 2015 - 4:11 PM

National Honey Board Announces New Chief Executive Officer

The National Honey Board (NHB)  announced that the Board has unanimously selected Margaret Lombard as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective December 29, 2014. Lombard succeeds the NHB’s past CEO Bruce Boynton who announced his desire to retire in early 2014 after almost 26 years of service to the honey industry.

“After a thorough selection process, the Board is delighted to announce Margaret will lead the NHB as we navigate through the evolving and expanding landscape of the honey industry,” said Brent Barkman, Chairman of the National Honey Board. “Margaret has extensive experience in food marketing and a comprehensive understanding of the food industry. I have no doubt that she is the right person to take the helm at the NHB.”

In her nearly 25 years in the food industry, ...

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Happy New Year!

Posted by National Honey Board on January 8, 2015 - 11:12 AM

Happy New Year!

It’s the beginning of a brand new year and we’re sure most of you have been thinking about your goals for 2015. We know that whatever your goals for this year are, a little extra energy is always a big help. 

We’ve created these Honey-Peanut Butter Protein Energy Balls with that in mind. We know how busy life can be, so we wanted to create a recipe that can give you a little extra energy to help you get to a healthier, happier you.

Here’s to a wonderful 2015! 

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Ring in the New Year with Honey!

Posted by National Honey Board on January 2, 2015 - 12:59 PM

Ring in the New Year with Honey!

It’s the first week of 2015 and New Year’s Resolutions are in full swing! We know that a lot of people choose to live a happier, healthier lifestyle in the New Year and we want to help.

We’ve created a Spice-crusted Salmon with Orange-honey Glaze recipe and it’s as tasty as it sounds! Salmon is known for being a high quality protein, containing Omega 3s, essential Amino Acids and lots of different vitamins.

Kick this New Year off with a scrumptious start and best of luck with your resolutions in 2015! 

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Happy Holidays: 12 Drinks of Honey

Posted by National Honey Board on December 23, 2014 - 11:28 AM

Happy Holidays: 12 Drinks of Honey

Over the last twelve days, we listed off our honey-inspired drinks of the holiday season and we are so excited about the delicious choices this year. This is our fourth year of promoting the fabulous twelve and we love to showcase how honey can be an integral part of your holiday celebration.

We counted down the drinks on Facebook and Twitter, but if you missed any of the drinks, we’ve provided them below.  We hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday season and we look forward to all the wonderful things that 2015 will bring!

The first honey-inspired drink is the Apple Pie a la Mode. 

The second honey-inspired holiday drink is the Smoky Bee. 

The third honey-inspired holiday drink is the Frosty Honey Latte. 

The fourth honey-inspired holiday drink is the ...

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‘Tis the Season for Giving

Posted by National Honey Board on December 15, 2014 - 4:29 PM

‘Tis the Season for Giving

We’re currently in the midst of the holiday season and the spirit of giving is in the air. The National Honey Board had the opportunity to take part in a toy drive recently to benefits children at the Montebello Academy, LA Children's Hospital and children in Casa Emanuel Tijuana, MX.

The NHB has worked with Master Mixologist and Tequillier Marco Antonio Ramos this past year and each year, Marco in involved with a toy drive. The event was held at the Mayahuel Restaurant in San Diego, and for every toy attendees brought to the event, the NHB provided them a honey-inspired drink.

We’re excited to share that the Holiday Toy Drive was a great success! For the event, we served our special Honey Margaritas and Smoky Bees to attendees who brought in toys, and in total, over 60 toys and even some articles of ...

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November IG Winner: Honey Bourbon French Toast!

Posted by National Honey Board on December 2, 2014 - 3:17 PM

November IG Winner: Honey Bourbon French Toast!

We certainly felt the holiday vibezz this month! Our November Instagram challenge was all about your favorite holiday dishes containing honey, an essential holiday ingredient, of course! 

Congratulations Emily D for submitting the winning photo Honey Bourbon French Toast.

The November Instagram Challenge marks the final challenge of our Eight Months of Honey series. Thank you to everyone who participated over the last year and submitted photos each month showing us an array of pictures from how you spend time with your loved ones to your best DIY treatments. Please be sure to follow us @NationalHoneyBoard and look out for other exciting challenges we may have in the future!

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Guest Post by Nurse Barb: Naturally Sweeten-Up Your Child’s First Thanksgiving

Posted by National Honey Board on November 17, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Guest Post by Nurse Barb: Naturally Sweeten-Up Your Child’s First Thanksgiving

As I start to haul down the Thanksgiving decorations that remind me of visiting Plymouth Rock, the Pilgrims and the very first Thanksgiving, I’m also thinking about families with children who might also be celebrating their very first Thanksgiving. I love having big groups to our house, especially when our friends bring their kids. Thanksgiving is so much more fun with little ones. Besides stuffing, my favorite part is not watching football, it’s the group walk after and getting on the floor and playing with the kids!

I’m going to be busy! That’s an understatement, so I've found some super simple and very fast recipes that will be prepped in minutes not hours. I want to concentrate on flavors, family and fun, not kitchen time. As a spokesperson for the National Honey Board, I have a bit of a sweet ...

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Guest Post by Kerri Walsh: Kick Your Cough to the Sand

Posted by National Honey Board on November 10, 2014 - 3:30 PM

Guest Post by Kerri Walsh: Kick Your Cough to the Sand

Happy November everyone! Fall is among us and in other cities around the country (not here in Manhattan Beach) the leaves are changing and the weather is turning colder. As much as I love that fall is my off season, I sometimes dread the cold and flu season. Anyone with a young child knows that they are bound to catch something, and probably pass it along to me.

Sleepless nights are one of the many symptoms of cold and flu season that can deplete my energy. I find myself tossing and turning in the middle of the night trying to quiet my (or my kids) pesky cough! But of course, honey, the natural energy booster I turn to on the sand, rescues me once again. I look at my honey bear bottle or jar as a versatile secret weapon.  It’s a one-stop ingredient that already lives in almost everyone’s pantry.

Did ...

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