What is Bee Pollen?
Our Bee Pollen is produced in the anthers of flowering plants; this fine powder is bound together by the bees with fructose, glucose and their saliva and is used as a source of protein. Bee pollen has often been described as a ‘superfood’ and one of ‘natures perfect foods’, given that bee pollen is believed to offer the most comprehensive range of trace elements, minerals including copper, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc, amino acids, and Vitamins including B-complex A, C, D and E. Bee pollen is comprised of approximately 30% protein, 55% carbohydrate, 1% to 2% fat, and 3% minerals, vitamins and trace elements, it’s to be noted that the composition of bee pollen is not static as it depends on the country of origin, time of the year and the plant material the pollen is collected from.
What types of Bee Pollen do we supply?
Where does Bee Pollen come from?
Our Bee Pollen is a product of Spain.
What does Bee Pollen look like?
Bee Pollen is a beautifully bold yellow colour in the form of small granules.
How would you describe the flavour and odour of Bee Pollen?
In general, Bee Pollen tends to have a slightly sweet, slightly floral taste with a natural honey scent, similar to beeswax.
What are alternative names for Bee Pollen?
Bee Pollen is also known as Pollen d’Abeille, Honey Bee Pollen, Polen de Abeja, Pollen, Pollen d’Abeille, Pollen d’Abeille de Miel, Pollen Pini, Puhuang, Sonfuuafen and Pollen de Sarrasin.
What is the suggested use for Bee Pollen?
Add to smoothies, sauces and dressings such as honey mustard dressing, bee pollen can also be added to breads, cakes and savoury dishes that contain honey. Stir in to yogurt, sprinkle on breakfast cereal and pasta. Bee pollen can also be dissolved and mixed into lotions, creams and salves for soothing eczema, acne and nappy rash.
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