The Apiary Journal

Honey Archive

Bees for Business Launches the UK’s Only ‘School of Honey’

We are all so excited to officially launch our brand new, School of Honey. As the UK’s first and only School of Honey, we’ve created the ultimate honey experience here at our award-winning organic farm just 18 minutes from Peterborough in Lincolnshire. Fresh off the back of a double award-winning week, winning a 1 star […]

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Honey – what’s in a name?

The price of British honey is set to rise. Brexit? European economics? Greed? Perhaps none of the obvious are to blame but without a greater public understanding of just how much goes into getting honey to your table, I fear honey may well go the same way as milk. I grew up right next to […]

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Honey Cocktails – The Ned hotel shakes up a honey cocktail storm!

We’ve teamed up with the award-winning Head of Bars at The Ned hotel in London, Dan Berger who took our British, raw, artisan honey and has shaken up a storm to create these remarkable cocktails with honey at their heart, using the honey from The Ned’s beehive, which we look after here on our farm… […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Honey

What is “raw” honey? ‘Raw’ is the term given to honey that has had nothing done to affect its taste or state. Most supermarket-sold honey has been pasteurised and is very often a blend of EU and non-EU honey. In some cases, it results in an entirely different product to what originally came out of […]

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Honey & Heat

We’ve put five pens in our pocket, donned a labcoat and some geeky specs to bring you the real facts about heat on honey. You might have heard of people who have forgotten about a jar of honey they had, gradually over time pushed to the back of the cupboard and when eventually found (rescued), […]

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Introducing Kathy Slack, Our Honey Chef Connoisseur

We’ve teamed up with Kathy Slack, food writer, honey lover and private chef supreme, to bring you tasty recipes with honey at their heart. Kathy is a food writer, supper club host, cookery teacher and private chef who grows her own ingredients. Her life in food began after 12 years as a brand strategist for […]

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Honey Gluttony: Honey Panancotta

We’ve teamed up with the ever-so talented supper club host and cook, Kathy Slack, who writes the blog Gluts and Gluttony, to bring you 3 delicious recipes with honey right at their heart. Kathy says: “Simplicity is the key here. Don’t adorn this dessert with anything like fruit that might detract from the honey. Since all the flavour […]

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Honey Gluttony: Honey-Roast Carrot & Lentil Salad

We’ve teamed up with the ever-so talented supper club host and cook, Kathy Slack, who writes the blog Gluts and Gluttony, to bring you 3 delicious recipes with honey right at their heart. Kathy says: “This hearty salad is a great combination of flavours – the sweet honey carrots go beautifully with the earthy lentils and the […]

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Honey Gluttony: Honey Granola

We’ve teamed up with the ever-so talented supper club host and cook, Kathy Slack, who writes the blog Gluts and Gluttony, to bring you 3 delicious recipes with honey right at their heart. Kathy says: “This crunchy granola is quite grown up in taste: nutty and dark rather than sickly sweet like shop bought versions. Best […]

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What is Blended Honey?

Many modern honeys are blended; a mixture of EU and non EU honeys, which are most often then also pasteurised to be sold into supermarkets. The result is a mixed product, impossible for patrons to discern where the honey is from and robbed of its myriad natural health properties. It’s a very easy way of […]

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