• What's the big buzzz about Bee Pollen?

    What's the big buzzz about Bee Pollen?
    Bee Pollen is considered as nature’s “most complete food” due to its very high nutrient content. The use of bee pollen as dietary supplement can even be traced in the bible and other ancient literatures from other countries. Also, known health practitioners of the olden times like the father of medicine himself, Hippocrates, Pliny the elder, and Phytagoras were said to use this bee product...
  • Treat your skin with our great range of Manuka Honey Skin care products

    Treat your skin with our great range of Manuka Honey Skin care products
    We love our range of Manuka honey soaps, balms, lip balms, moisture, shampoo and conditioner bars.   Handcrafted right here in North Canterbury using only the best ingredients, NO nasties and NO palm oil. Read more about our ingredients and what they can offer to your skin.
  • What is Beechwood Honey Dew and why should I try it?

    What is Beechwood Honey Dew and why should I try it?
    Beechwood Honey Dew, our 'Hero' of Honeys is produced on the foothills of the majestic southern alps in the South Island of New Zealand.  We love Honey Dew and are passionate about getting the word out about it's extraordinary health benefits. This honey contains a higher antioxidant, antibacterial activity level, mineral content and greater nutritional and therapeutic benefits than most regular flower honey.  "Honey...
  • Blackcurrant & Honey - Our 'Dynamic Duo' of taste & well being

    Blackcurrant & Honey - Our 'Dynamic Duo' of taste & well being
    Our Dynamic Duo – Beechwood Honey Dew & Blackcurrant Juice – what a combo!!  We have taken our hero of honeys, Beechwood Honey Dew with all of it’s wonderful properties and combined it with the juice of Blackcurrants – it is a taste sensation! There are 2 great options; Blackcurrant & Honey – great for spreading on your toast, crumpets, drizzling over porridge, ice cream, waffles, pancakes,...
  • Give a Soap Bar another chance

    Give a Soap Bar another chance
    Maybe it's nostalgia, or maybe just a return to essentials, but soap bars have come a long way since the sulfate-heavy, overly fragrant ones your grandma kept next to her sink. These days, soap bars are teeming with the same natural, skin-saving ingredients as your favorite go-to cleanser. In other words: they're back. There has been a huge upswing in minimalist skin care, and the...
  • Give the "Gift of Health"

    Give the "Gift of Health"
    Shopping for gifts is at the top of many people’s to-do lists be it for Christmas, a Birthday, Easter or that special occasion such as Mothers or Fathers day, maybe just a thank you to family, friends, or a colleague.   And you will agree it can be hard, what to buy, will they like it, bin it or sell it (we have all experienced this!).  ...
  • Manuka Labelling - I just don't get it!

    Manuka Labelling - I just don't get it!
    We have been doing a lot of local A & P shows and fetes, so we often get asked the million dollar Manuka Honey question - what does UMF mean and is your Manuka Honey the real deal?  The short answer is YES it is the real deal.We know it's confusing and we are sorry that customers feel this way, but a little knowledge...
  • NEW Honey Dew Drops - Bee Healthy!

    NEW Honey Dew Drops - Bee Healthy!
    It feels like winter, looks like winter, it must be winter! Its that time of year as autumn is in full swing and winter is but a breath away and your throat starts to get starchy from the car air conditioning and the constant change in temperatures. It is so nice to reach out and pick up a healthy natural honey drop to suck on...
  • Honey Plus +++

    Honey Plus +++
    We looked around and thought what can we turn our honey into that is healthy, contributes to peoples wellness, that people use every day (like they eat honey) and is portable - also you can take them travelling too? Voila! Our range extended to moisturising and nourishing Balms and Soaps.  We are really pleased with the use of our Beeswax and Manuka honey as it acts...
  • Why does Honey vary on colour and taste?

    Why does Honey vary on colour and taste?
    The colour and flavour of honey differs depending on the nectar source (the blossoms) visited by the honey bees.  Honey colour ranges from nearly colourless to dark brown, and its flavour varies from delectably mild to distinctively bold, depending on where the honey bees buzzed. Honey is produced in every region of New Zealand, but depending on floral source location, certain types of honey are produced only in a few regions...
  • Beeswax - So many uses!

    Beeswax - So many uses!
    Beeswax is a natural wax that the honey bees produce. Beeswax is one of the most well-known and commonly used bee byproducts. Bees construct their honeycomb by producing this wax – a complex mix of over 250 compounds. Each worker bee has eight abdominal wax glands and creates the building material by mixing wax from her glands with her saliva. The resulting honeycomb keeps eggs and...
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