The Quiz: What’s the most valuable thing that honey bees do for the world’s human population?
A Give us sweet, delicious honey
B Provide wax for candles via their honeycombs
C Support our food supply
While honey and candles are nice, honey bees really show their value as pollinators, helping our food supply and with it, our economy. Seventy of the top 100 human food crops are pollinated by bees, contributing around $20 billion each year to the value of US crop production, according to the American Beekeeping Federation.
The correct answer to this quiz is Support our food supply.