Is there any significant differences in composition (and/or taste) between the honey of wild ("feral") honeybees versus that of domesticated ones used in beekeeping?

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    $\begingroup$ I think your question is on-topic but just for info cooking.SE might also have been a possible place where to ask this question. $\endgroup$
    – Remi.b
    Nov 28, 2017 at 2:18
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    $\begingroup$ Domesticated bees are often used to fertilize crops, so their honey consists mainly of nectar from a single type of flower: e.g. clover, orange, alfalfa, blackberry, and more. Feral honey (or honey from garden hives) presumably comes from a mix of whatever flowers happen to be growing around the hive. $\endgroup$
    – jamesqf
    Nov 28, 2017 at 19:37
  • $\begingroup$ @Remi.b Not so sure, since when it comes to cooking, wild honey can be pretty hard to come by!!! :-D $\endgroup$
    – ManRow
    Nov 30, 2017 at 7:48


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