Honey Wax Caps

Once comb is filled with nectar and dehydrated to 18%, the oldest bees cap cells with wax.

Bees make honey to give them food through winter. When they need to eat, they chew through wax caps to get to the stored honey.

Melted wax caps become those highly-prized for a variety of home and beauty products including clean-burning beeswax candles.