Already 100 million years ago there were bees. In the Cretaceous period, specimens of the species “Melittospex burmensis” were enclosed in tree resin and found. Cave paintings in Spain show the early humans as honey hunters, the Greeks provided their athletes with the honey at the Olympic Games. A lot of centuries honey was the only sweetener, beeswax was used for candles or for impregnation of wood and there were many applications in health to. Up to this days honey plays an important role in cooking and enjoyment in many cultures.