Home Careers Members ACCF Society Hot off the Press Hot Deals Food Stores Travel Funerals
Anglia Co-operative Society Established for 131 Years
Home
Careers
Members
Members
Hot off the Press!
Hot Deals!
Sign up for our e-mail offers
  Quick Selection Graphic  
FoodStoresTravelFuneralsSociety



   Bees


   Bee calendar

   Buy Online


   School visits


   Recipes
Bees have six legs, four wings and five eyes


There is only one queen per hive


There could be up to 40,000 worker bees, which are all female


Queens can live for several years


We need bees to pollinate our food


Bees cannot see the colour red


Bees only sting if they think they or their hive is in danger


Honey bees need to visit two million flowers to make one pound of honey

Honey bees communicate with one another using smell and also dance

A honey bee flaps its wings about 12,000 times per minute

A typical healthy hive may contain up to 60,000 honey bees during peak times

The average summertime honey bee lives only about 42 to 50 days

The average honey bee flies between 12 and 15 miles per hour

The average central temperature of the brood nest is kept between 92-95 degrees fahrenheit

Young honey bees are taught by the more experienced ones how to make honey

 

Make a date to save the bees by purchasing our bee calendar


Bee numbers are declining across the globe and we can all play our part in halting this decline. Anglia Co-operative is leading by example. We have three hives at our headquarters in Peterborough; we host educational visits for primary school children to learn all about the honeybee; and we’ve provided a base for the Peterborough and District Beekeepers’ Association to continue its valuable work in the future.

Alongside this work we are also selling our very own Bee calendar, from which all proceeds will be given to the PDBKA to help them to provide more honeybee hives and train new beekeepers.

Now only 99p - Save £4.00
Anglia Co-operative Membership Bee Calendar

Enjoy the benefits of being a member of the Society - Join today
Click here to Contact us
Anglia Regional Co-operative Society Limited - Registered Office, Park Road, Peterborough, PE1 2TA - Telephone (01733) 225300