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Beekeeping Today Podcast

Feb 24, 2019

Eric Wenger is the Chairman of True Source Honey, LLC - an organization created through the efforts of multiple honey companies and honey industry participants who collectively working to provide a way consumers and customers from the problems associated with unlawfully sourced honey 'dumped' on the USA market - specifically Chinese honey. The efforts are designed to help maintain honey's reputation as a high-quality, highly valued food.

Eric is also Director of Quality and Honey Procurement with Barkman Honey, in Hillsboro, KS., and is a member of the National Honey Board, representing handlers.

In this podcast, Eric talks about the origins of True Source Honey, why it was founded and formed. He also talks about the True Source Certification process and how these auditing procedures protects customers and consumers by assuring the honey's origin and source.

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UPDATED: Read Eric's article, "Keeping It Real" on page 47, in the May, 2019 Issue of Bee Culture.


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Podcast music: Young Presidents, "Be Strong"