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Bee products - from candles to cosmetics

Bee products - from candles to cosmetics

Honey isn't the only thing bees produce! From Roman plastics to Hollywood skin cream, the humble bee has been helping us along with a wide variety of products. 

Can diabetics eat honey?

Can diabetics eat honey?

Diabetics have to be very careful when it comes to their diet, with sugar the obvious example. But what about honey? Can Diabetics eat honey? Is there a difference between honey and sugar when it comes to this fast growing disease? 

Three ways to help save the bees

Three ways to help save the bees

Bees are dying in record numbers all across the planet, and that's bad news for everyone. But don't worry, you can make a difference! Take a look at these three simple ways you can help save the bees from extinction.

What is UMF Manuka honey?

What is UMF Manuka honey?

The UMF® trademark will only ever be found on genuine UMF manuka honey products that are made in New Zealand. Discover what the Unique Manuka Factor is, why it's important for the industry, and why you should always check your honey before buying.

Beekeeping - a hobby anyone can do

Beekeeping - a hobby anyone can do

Beekeeping isn't something you need to go to a special school to learn. In fact most beekeepers are simply enthusiasts, and started their own hive in their back garden! 

The waggle dance - how bees communicate

The waggle dance - how bees communicate

Discover how the honey bee uses its famous waggle dance to communicate with the rest of the hive, telling everyone where to find food, which direction it is and how far away they'll need to fly to get to it.

Amazing Honey Bee facts straight from the hive

Amazing Honey Bee facts straight from the hive

The Honey Bee is one of the most impressive creatures on the planet. Industrious, intelligent and inscrutable, there's a lot to learn from this little guy...

Simple, delicious and quick manuka honey recipes

Simple, delicious and quick manuka honey recipes

There are many manuka honey recipes to try out, but what if you don't have the time to cook something? Check out these quick and easy ways to enjoy manuka honey.

What's the difference between Raw Honey and Manuka Honey?

What's the difference between Raw Honey and Manuka Honey?

There are many different types of honey, but what makes manuka honey so special? And what separates it from raw honey? We explain all here...

Does honey go bad? We let science explain.

Does honey go bad? We let science explain.

Did you know, that if stored properly, honey can practically last forever? It never spoils, and we mean that. Jars of honey were found in King Tutankhamun’s tomb, and remarkably, they're still edible!

Everything you need to know about the Queen Bee

Everything you need to know about the Queen Bee

The Queen Bee is the star of the show... or is she? What exactly does the Queen Bee do? Where does she come from, and why is there only one? The answer to all these questions and more...

5 incredible facts about honey

5 incredible facts about honey

Honey. It's sweet, delicious, healthy and made by bees. This we all know. But did you know a honey bee will only produce a fraction of a teaspoon of honey in its lifetime? Take a look at this and these other incredible facts about honey. 

Honey vs sugar - the truth about our sweeteners

Honey vs sugar - the truth about our sweeteners

With obesity and diabetes on the rise in the United States, many people are turning to honey as an alternative to sugar. But is there any real difference? We break it down in this article. 

Cooking with honey - A versatile pantry staple

Cooking with honey - A versatile pantry staple

Honey is an all-rounder when it comes to cooking. It's a natural sweetener, can be used as a sauce for meats, a dressing for salads goes great with vegetables and can take most drinks to the next level.

Discover the amazing manuka tree (leptospermum scoparium)

Discover the amazing manuka tree (leptospermum scoparium)

Did you know the manuka tree (leptospermum scoparium) has many benefits other than the delicious manuka honey that is produced? Learn about the many historical uses of this amazing plant here:

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Our beehives are located in some of the most remote areas of New Zealand, safely away from any pollutants or pesticides. Our skilled beekeepers travel to these remote places and handle the process from start to finish with the utmost professionalism and expertise.

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