Wasps and Hornets

How do honeybees make their honey?

Answer

Wiki User
08/14/2013

A honeybee first travels to a flower, where it collects nectar, which is a mixture of mainly sucrose and water. Then, enzymes within the bee turn the sucrose into glucose and fructose. When moisture is evaporated from this substance, 18% water remains, and what is left is known as honey.