Capilano launches new imported honey brand – Cloverdale
Capilano Cloverdale imported honey
In fact, the new Cloverdale brand is so cheap it undercuts even Woolies home brand honey ($5.30) by at least 10%.
Just why Capilano’s merchant banker owners at Hive and Wellness have undercut both their main brand and the competition so savagely has prompted not a little angst in the Australian honey industry.
Australian Bushfires destroy more than 10,000 beehives
More than 10,000 beehives are estimated to have been lost to the Australian bushfires so far this summer, and the number is likely to rise.
Sarah Paradice, chief executive of the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council, said last week that the latest count is some 10,200 hives.
And with so many bushfires and so much infrastructure destroyed there are very real fears that the number may go much higher.
Australasian Honey Bee Research Conference scheduled for Perth, Western Australia in April 2021
Conference CRC for Honeybee Products Honeybee research
The main conference organisers are the co-operative research centre (CRC) for Honey Bee Products based at the University of Western Australia.
Sentinel hives help keep Australian honey pure and free from Varroa
Quality Seals released for Australian Manuka honey
Australian Manuka Honey Association Manuka honey
Local manuka honey buyers will get extra assurance with the release of two new quality seals for authentic Australian manuka honey.
The seals are only available to manuka honey producers whose honey meets the standard laid down by the Australian Manuka Honey Association.