Is Honey Vegan?

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Zero & Zen 

Veganism is a lifestyle choice that aims to avoid animal exploitation and cruelty.

What Is Veganism?

Vegans avoid eating animal products like meat, eggs, fish & dairy products, as well as foods & by products made from them.

1. Bees gather nectar from flowers. 2. Worker bees then place it into beeswax honeycomb. 3. Honey is stored for food to enable the bees to survive through the winter.

Reasons to Avoid Honey...

Beekeepers burns hives If the hive has diseases to avoid an outbreak. Large commercial hives unfortunately crushes or injures some of the bees when harvesting the honey.

So honey is not vegan, since it a bee product, and bees are animal.  They can also be harmed when we try to remove the honey.

So what can vegans   use other than honey for a sweetener?


Lots of vegan prefer maple syrup as an alternative to honey. Maple syrup comes from the maple tree & is very sweet.

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