Gallery: Waste from M&M’s Candy Causes Honey to Turn Green in France

 

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M&M candies come in every color of the rainbow – but what if honey came in the color of M&Ms? Distraught beekeepers in Northeastern France are facing just that conundrum, as honey from their apiaries has been turning up in shades of green and blue. After weeks of perplexing investigation, the farmers found the candy colored honey to be caused by waste from nearby Agrivalor biogas plant, which has been processing M&M’s waste.

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  1. Wolf Gray September 6, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    Some of us would actually buy this. If I were an apiary, I’d find a way to make it and sell it. In the US we sell the wacky stuff (after proper testing). In France, throwing out a year’s production is more profitable than determining if it could be used for something (like mead).
    I never said the French made sense.

  2. terryjr91 October 5, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    Simple. Just market it as Halloween honey.

    PS. I am joking.

  3. terryjr91 October 5, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    Simple. Just market it as Halloween honey.

    PS. I’m joking.

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