We knew the Honey Nut Cheerios bee liked sweet stuff. But imagine what would happen if he met green M&M? Doug Kanter/Rusty Jarrett/AFP/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Doug Kanter/Rusty Jarrett/AFP/Getty Images The Two-Way Sacre Bleu! French Bees' Taste For M&Ms Makes For Colored Honey October 5, 2012 Beekeepers in Alsace couldn't figure out why their honey was coming out in shades of blue and green. But the answer was not far away. A plant that processes waste from an M&M factory was just too tempting to the bees.