Beekeepers in Ribeauvillé, a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France, noticed that their bees were mysteriously producing blue, green, and red-colored honey. Well, it turns out that they were consuming waste from a nearby Mars candy factory. Continue reading for a video and more information.
The company subsequently published a statement in the French paper La Monde saying it would store all waste from the Mars factory in airtight containers, and process it promptly. The honey, which is unsellable, and is likely to produce more problems for the beekeepers following a harsh winter and the continually rising bee mortality rates.