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Comb honey

What is Comb honey?

  1. Honey produced and sold in the comb. It is produced either by cutting the comb from the frame or when the comb is built in special frames which allow for its easy removal.
  2. A chunk of honey cut from the comb.
  3. Usually newly built comb containing honey in capped cells, not intended for extraction, but sold without alteration in containers to consumers.

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