Entries by Mr B

New Research Shows Queenless Bees Stick Together

<span style="font-family: georgia, Nike Air Max 2017 Heren groen palatino;”>When a honey bee colony loses its queen, Canotta NBA researchers at the University of Illinois and Macquarie University in NSW, Australia have found that the rest of the hive still retains its altruistic behaviour, cooperating with each other and remaining selfless workers right up until […]

Quick Tip: Crystallised Honey

It may seem like a very simple and obvious thing to say, but you’d be surprised at just how much honey is thrown out when it’s perfectly edible. Some people mistakenly think that because honey has crystallised it has somehow gone off but this couldn’t be further from the truth. So what is actually happening […]

Welcome To The 15% Off Everything Grand Opening Sale!

As well as coming up with a snappy and in no way cumbersome promotion title, we’re offering you 15% off every item purchased with us until the end of September*. It’s as a way of rewarding your efforts in finding us on the web. If you want great tasting organic honey the way it used […]

New Zealand Post Commemorates the Humble Honey Bee

There’s a reason the saying “busy as a bee” exists, and now New Zealand Post has commemorated the country’s hardest workers, our honey bees. In 1913 regional groups of beekeepers formed the National Beekeepers Association of New Zealand, so to celebrate their centenary, New Zealand Post has released six commemorative stamps, which highlight the process […]

Upcycling Jars – 4 Beautiful Ideas

As glass jars account for about half of our packaging I thought I would share some of my favourite ideas for upcycling jars of all kinds, they happen to all be as candle holders or vases but really can you have too much ambiance in your house? I think not, and once you see how […]

Autumn Detox Salad

As health is part of our motto it’s important to remember that while honey makes for tasty treats, it’s also perfect for dressing up a healthy detox salad. Here is a great looking recipe we found on our internet travels recently, you could get creative and substitute the Brussel sprouts for something like raw cabbage […]

Upcycled Hexagonal Honey Jar Spice Rack

If you love our hexagonal jars and don’t want to just throw them in the recycling bin then an upcycled spice rack is a fantastic way to make use of them. Apart from being rather pretty, hexagonal jars can also be arranged together in a nice honeycomb pattern, and what better way to make use […]

Super Easy Flax Honey Oat Biscuits

Honey Oat Biscuits – Simple, easy, yummy and with a little added sweetness they are quick to prepare and even make a good snack for kids and toddlers. Plain honey can be substituted for flax honey but with the extra nutritional benefits of flax meal I highly recommend it. You may also omit the added […]