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What is World Honey Market?

World Honey Market is a Northeast Florida based agriculture enterprise that produces raw honey.

It may sound simple.

But it’s so much more.

Since it’s inception in 2007, their goal has been to produce the finest quality honey and specialize in marketing shared products from trusted sources. 

Owner John David Peterson has had a lifelong obsession with insects that he has grown into a passion for beekeeping, conservation, and education. 

The company markets its honey as well as honey locally sourced from other beekeepers throughout the United States. They currently distribute their products through various wholesale distribution channels, including the nationally recognized chain outlet, Ace Hardware. 

In addition to providing pollination and bee colony removal services within the Southeast Region, World Honey Market takes care of every single stage of honey production from the harvesting, processing, packing, marketing, and distribution. 

While World Honey Market’s operations on the surface might sound like your standard beekeeping fair, the company is anything but ordinary. World Honey Market prides itself on taking risks.

Peterson, who was inspired as a child by an episode of popular afternoon animated show The Magic School Bus, has taken the Miss Frizzles catchphrase, “taking chances, making mistakes, and getting messy’ to heart.

World Honey Honey Market’s operations are on the cutting edge of experimental technology to help production and reduce the company’s environmental impact. 

From solar thermal heating systems, an experimental orange grove, and a small fleet of hybrid vehicles, Peterson’s vision of protecting the honeybee while teaching and promoting sustainable beekeeping has become a reality. He and the company plan to continue to offer solutions to the massive issues that honeybees face globally through education and better business practices. For Peterson and the company, it isn’t just a goal; it is a way of life.

World Honey Market is the largest commercial beekeeping operation in Northeast Florida, offering the best honey-infused products.

With more than 4,000 hives, World Honey Market provides pollination services to agricultural giants like Blue Diamond almonds in California each spring, Ocean Spray Cranberries in the summer in Wisconsin, and locally to their neighboring farms like Trader Hill Farms.

World Honey Market produces not only raw, unfiltered local honey but also all-natural bee-related products such as lipstick, body butter, lotions, soaps, beeswax candles, and more. 

For more information on World Honey Market, visit our website at or follow us on social media.

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Erica Rogers
Erica Rogers
Oct 08, 2021

Thanks forr this

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