Training Kenyan farmers in beekeeping
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Service

Wherever in Kenya, we will come to you for beekeeping training. Farmers’ groups are our specialty, as we give tips on modern beekeeping methods with practical using modern bee keeping equipment such as heat cage smokers, centrifuge honey extractors, honey presses, honey warmers and so much more The empowerment of women & youth groups especially […]

How to start a Beekeeping project today
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Beekeeping in Kenya

What should you know first before starting a beekeeping project in Kenya? To successfully start beekeeping in Kenya, the first step is to learn as much as you can about the bees themselves. Understanding bee biology is crucial for all beginners. Our main advice is for people to do a lot of research. The best […]

Paraffin, Soy Or Bee Wax For Your Candles
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bee wax

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 bee wax scent, however, can quickly put us into a better mood or even bring back some memories. It’s no wonder […]

How Much Profit To Expect From Beekeeping
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Beekeeping in Kenya

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 profit to be expected per hive? Beekeeping as a project has many risks, there are […]

Crystallized Honey: Why Does Honey Turn Into A Solid?
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Honey

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 significantly […]

Best Types Of Beehives In Kenya For 2022
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Beekeeping in Kenya

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 […]

Best Tips For Honey Harvesting & 2 Methods To Refine Honey
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Honey

Simple way used by beekeepers of knowing that his beehives are ready for honey harvesting is at the maximum is to observe that his colonies are getting ready to swarm. In practice, the aggressiveness of the African honeybee makes it difficult for most traditional beekeepers & wild-honey tappers to approach their hives or harvest honey combs […]