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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Capolago. Honey from Robinia pseudoacacia produced by Alberto Bianchi, a beekeeper and an organic farmer (with the label Bio Suisse). He is making honey by using a honey extractor. A honey extractor is a mechanical device used in the honey extraction. A honey extractor extracts the honey from the honeycombs without destroying the comb. Extractors work by centrifugal force. A drum or container holds a frame basket which spins, flinging the honey out. A beekeeper (or apiarist) keeps bees in order to collect honey and other products of the hive (including beeswax, propolis, pollen, and royal jelly). Robinia pseudoacacia, commonly known as the Black Locust, is a tree in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family Fabaceae. A less frequently used common name is False Acacia, which is a literal translation of the specific epithet. 5.06.12 © 2012 Didier Ruef .