Kelulut Honey is made by tiny bees which is known as Trigona species. They are also identified as the stingless bees, sometimes called meliponines, are a large group of bees, comprising the tribe Meliponini. They belong in the family Apidae, and are closely related to common honey bees, carpenter bees, orchid bees, and bumblebees.
The still attack you to protect their colonies and their honey. But since they are stingless they are more annoying than scary when they swarm in your ears, hair and eyes. And most of the time you can feel their sticky legs which cause discomfort on your skin, and makes you feel like running away. But it is not all bad. I would say if the weather is a bit colder, the bees are a little calmer, you can actually have a nice experience of honey tasting.
There are two types which is popular in our knowledge, and our source of kelulut comes from these two stingless bees type: Itama and geniotrigona Thoracica.
Initially, Kelulut bees are found to make cavity in trees in the forest and eventually the villagers were trained to farm kelulut in the bees in their farm near the wild since the honey is found to have high benefits.
Our kelulut homes are placed around the wild near the jungle where the bees can have access to good source of nutrition, like nearby of gelam forests, air mata pengantin. - antigonon leptopus, and herb bushes; Ageraratum conyzoides and mimosa.
More information of the honey is described at the product details.