Solar Wax Melter

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Quality wood & glass imported solar wax melter Our Solar wax melter in use by its new owner all the way in KilifiRender your honeycombs after straining all your honey. Don’t throw them away. Commercial beekeeping seeks to take advantage of all bee products So many used for rendered (refined) wax. From candles making, shoe […]

TYPES OF BEEHIVES IN KENYA (Langstroth Vs KTBH – Kenya Top Bar Hive)

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Domesticating bees for honey has been done in Kenya since pre-colonial periods. From traditional hives all the way now to KTBH hives. It has been practiced from time immemorial. In older times, bees were kept in log hive which includes traditional beehives. But initially bees before domestication used to nest in the open or semi-enclosed […]

Paraffin, Soy or Bee Wax for your candles?

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Candles are generally much loved in Kenyan homes, originally as a source of lighting during power blackouts but have evolved more into home décor aesthetics & aromatherapy.  A simple whiff of a pleasant, comforting scent, however, can quickly put us into a better mood or even bring back some memories. It’s no wonder that more […]

All about Kenyan Honey

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Kenyan honey has a huge importance as the primary product of beekeeping both from a quantitative and an economic point of view, due to its worldwide commercial production and human consumption. It is the natural sweet substance produced by honeybees. Bees produce honey from the sugary secretions of plants. collected from mainly nectar and honeydew for use as sugars consumed to […]

How much profit to expect from beekeeping

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Some people get into beekeeping just for the fun of it.  While others are looking to make a profit.  Honey, beeswax, pollen, and propolis can be harvested from beehives and sold.  So, how profitable is beekeeping? And what is the beekeeping profit per hive? Beekeeping as a project has many risks, there are no shortcuts. […]

Bee Pollination

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Fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, fiber (such as cotton), and hay (alfalfa grown to feed livestock ) don’t self-pollinate. They depend, almost entirely, on bees for pollination Pollination is the transfer of pollen from the male parts of a flower to the female parts of a flower of the same species, which results in fertilization of […]

Best options for hive stands in Kenya

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When it comes to hive installations, the beehive stand is simply one of the things that beekeepers don’t really think about as much compared to other beekeeping equipment’s. However, hive stands are important for a variety of reasons Keeping the beehive of wet grounds. Helping the bees keep the hive dry Hive Stands provide beekeepers […]

Why Does Honey Turn Into A Solid?

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Honey Crystallization Honey sometimes takes on a semi-solid state known as crystallized or granulated honey. This is a natural phenomenon. Honey does settle, harden, and become cloudy over time. The honey turns from that slightly transparent golden liquid to an opaque, more firm consistency. This is honey crystallization There are a number of factors that […]