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Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bees are working round the clock on the South side of
Chicago so that student beekeepers from the Chicago High School of Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS) can harvest enough honey to supply The Eli's Cheesecake Company of
Chicago with the key ingredient used to produce Eli's new holiday dessert ...Wildflower Honey Cheesecake. According to
Marc Schulman, Eli's President, "It's a win win... by purchasing the honey from CHSAS, we not only support the school financially, but give students the opportunity to participate in many aspects of the food industry." CHSAS senior
Charlie Herrera agrees, "As a food science major, I like the fact that our teachers incorporate real business situations into the classroom...like the honey project." Students are involved in every step of the process, from harvesting to preparing and bottling to delivery of the wildflower honey to Eli's bakery located on
Chicago's Northwest Side.
All proceeds from purchasing the honey as well as a portion of the proceeds from Wildflower Honey Cheesecake sales go the CHSAS's college scholarship fund for deserving seniors.
http://shop.elicheesecake.com/product/cheesecake_honey to see how we make this
honey of a gift!
In addition to Wildflower Honey, a portion of the sales from Eli's delicious array of holiday dessert will also be donated to CHSAS. Holiday flavors include Hot Chocolate with Salted Caramel, Cinnamon Roll Streusel, Pumpkin, Red Velvet, holiday samplers and gift towers. Also perfect for
Hanukkah - certified Kosher!
For student beekeepers and product images:
SOURCE The Eli's Cheesecake Company