Sunday, April 09, 2006

Market Watch: Single-Source Bee Pollen

Star Tribune (USA), 4/5/2006

No two jars of Ames Farm's single-source bee pollen taste exactly the same. That's because owner Brian Fredericksen harvests from more than a dozen Minnesota fields, bottling each location's contents separately. One 6.5 oz. jar might hail from a wildflower-filled meadow near Minnetrista, another might come from a grove of chestnut trees in the state's far southeastern corner, and both will have subtly different summertime flavor notes. Pebbly and golden, with an intensely floral fragrance, this rich source of protein can be stirred into juices, yogurt, smoothies and hot and cold cereals…

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