In her well-written, fascinating and at times humorous journey, Grace Pundyk takes the reader to Russia, Italy, Yemen, Australia, UK, Turkey, U.S. and China-the country which produces the most honey in the world.   The Honey Trail, explores how liquid gold is produced and the more troubling aspect of what is happening to bees as they are vanishing.  Each country is steeped in its own history and at times negative reputations, the least interesting is her trek to Southern United States. Walk into your local grocer and it becomes clear why honey is not a big deal as it will become obvious the majority of honey is imported.  But for families in Turkey, Yemen and China it’s sometime more as they rely on the bee for their livelihood-a honeybee produces only a teaspoon of honey in its precious lifetime.  LA Carlson

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