Press Releases

Rogue Ale’s Honey Kolsh Named Best Honey Beer

Posted on November 11, 2015 - 11:46 AM

The best honey ales and lagers in the United States were recognized at the inaugural Honey Beer Competition, presented by the National Honey Board. Taking home “Best in Show” honors was Rogue Ales’ Honey Kolsch, a Kolsch-style ale brewed with wildflower honey and alluvial hops....

Honey Buzzes with Excitement over ‘Flavor of the Year’ Award

Posted on September 8, 2015 - 12:05 PM

Consumers, restaurateurs, manufacturers and home cooks alike have come to an agreement in 2015 on one golden ingredient—honey. This beloved sweetener, which was named Flavor of the Year by Firmenich, is being recognized for its unique flavor and its versatility as an ingredient, elevating...

National Honey Board Accepting Bee Research Pre-Proposals

Posted on June 16, 2015 - 9:57 AM

The National Honey Board (NHB) is currently requesting research pre-proposals for projects focused on honey bee colony production. The NHB is open to projects that find new methods of maintaining honey bee health, and those that combine current methods to increase efficacy rates.  For 2016...

NHB Sponsors Minor League Baseball

Posted on May 15, 2015 - 2:05 PM

In its eighth year of support, the National Honey Board (NHB) is pleased to announce the 14 sponsored Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) teams for 2015. With honey as the official natural energy booster of each team, the NHB will continue its honey education through in-park promotions and...

NHB Presents Inaugural Laurey Masterton Golden Amulet Award

Posted on May 13, 2015 - 11:19 AM

The National Honey Board (NHB) presented the first-ever Laurey Masterton Golden Amulet Award at the 2015 Women Chefs & Restaurateurs’ (WCR) Conference and Gala Awards Dinner on April 20 in New York City.  Recognizing trailblazing women entrepreneurs in foodservice, the inaugural...

Three-Time Gold Medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings Paves a Sweet Road to Gold

Posted on April 7, 2015 - 11:03 AM

The National Honey Board (NHB) is pleased to announce the extension of their partnership with three-time Gold Medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings, of beach volleyball fame. In an effort to increase awareness about her go-to energy booster, the professional athlete and mother of three is turning to honey...

USDA Seeks Nominees for the NHB

Posted on March 11, 2015 - 3:50 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations for the National Honey Board. The board is seeking to fill seven positions -- one first handler, one importer, and one producer, and their respective alternates -- to replace representatives whose terms expire Dec. 31, 2015; as well as one...