Bush Honey is a blend of the native New Zealand bush flora. Being a fusion of both mellow and bolder flavours, it is an ideal honey to use as a table spread and in cooking as a classic addition to sweet and savoury dishes, glazes and marinades.
We believe in retaining all of the nutritional content in our honey by packing it in its natural, raw state (not fine filtered or heat treated) – fresh from the hive. Because of this, the honey is liquid when freshly packed but the sugar crystals will eventually naturally granulate to create more of a firm, creamed honey consistency. To speed this process up you can make the honey granulate faster by storing the jar in the fridge. If you prefer your honey liquid, slowly warm it by standing the jar in a bowl of warm water and stir. Just be aware that heating your honey over 40 degrees celcius will result in it starting to lose some of its natural goodness, so warming it slowly and gently is key! To keep the honey liquid longer you can store it in the freezer to slow the granulation process.
All our honey is compliant and has passed any relevant tutin tests
Golden Apiaries is a family run, local beekeeping business based in Motueka. We love to provide affordable honey of high quality to the family table. We do our best to be sustainable with our business and this extends to our range of Natural Sunscreens, Balms and Reusable Food Wraps. Our passion for bees and their welfare drives us to take especial care in looking after the bee population by minimising chemical contact with our bees and taking steps to ensure the health of each individual hive.