Better Hives, Better Honey
Beekeeping is centuries old, but Bee Sweet is poised to race into the future with a cutting-edge twist. Our latest project is to reinvent the hive! As previously mentioned in The Buzz, we have designed, and have been testing, a hive made primarily out of plastic. The initial results continue to encourage us. Harvest rates have been comparable with our traditional wooden hives, but the plastic hive comes with several major benefits.
- The honey is lighter in color, a valued characteristic in 1st world markets.
- The hive is lighter in weight so it travels easier.
- The hive is produced with only 25% of the wood required for our traditional hive. As timber becomes more difficult to procure, this is going to be even more critical.
- The hive is produced for about 50% of the cost of the traditional hive.
All of that to say, the world’s greatest honey may be even better! The next step will be to procure additional hives so we can expand our test trial. Look for more updates in future publications of The Buzz!
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