May 31, 2011

HONEY, PLEASE DON’T GO: “Just as honey has become all the buzz here in the United States, new federal data show that fans of the all-natural, medicinal nectar byproduct are about to get stung by a painful spike in prices and possible shortages. The National Honey Board reports that a pound of honey now costs $5.22, up from $3.78 in 2005. But in Cambridge, Marc Cardullo, marketing manager for the family-owned Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe, said prices haven’t taken off yet.”