National Honey Board Announces Availability of 2012 National Honey Month Press Kits

Firestone, Colo., August 7, 2012 –The National Honey Board (NHB) is pleased to announce that they will be providing 2012 press kits to industry members, in order to promote September as National Honey Month. September has been recognized as National Honey Month for more than 20 years. The press kit, intended for delivery to local media, will be available at no cost to beekeepers throughout the United States.

The 2012 press kit features information on the benefits of honey, a variety of honey recipes, and the NHB’s newest and most popular honey brochures that showcase honey’s versatility. Also included in the press kit will be a CD with several high resolution images that will be perfect for use by editors and journalists preparing for honey features and news stories.
The press kits are available mid-August and may be requested by calling Andrea Brening at the NHB office (800-553-7162), or by sending an email to

The National Honey Board ( is a federal research and promotion board under USDA oversight that conducts research, marketing and promotion programs to help maintain and expand markets for honey and honey products. These programs are funded by an assessment of one cent per pound on domestic and imported honey.