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    Exporting Honey to China

    I had 2 people stop by my booth and ask me if I would be interested in exporting my products to Asia. I was told that Canadian honey is a big deal there. My operation is not large enough for me to...
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    He sold out early, obviously the other producers pricing didn't interfere with his sales. He needs to raise his prices or get more hives, probably both, that is the solution.
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    Most of the high nectar source crops in Manitoba don't need our bees. I am not pollinating, I am making honey and the farmer is doing me a favor letting me on his crop, in return his crops may...
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    Sounds like you didn't charge enough. That's the perk of having a limited supply.
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    I believe your summer time is too valuable to be found sitting at a farmers market. $4 per lb plus packaging is a reasonable price for our area. Making more than that is Ok too.

    My frustrations...
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    Yes and clover and sunflower and wildflower, was hoping for buckwheat, maybe alfalfa. My bees live in mobile homes, they get some mileage.
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    have you looked what's growing in the ditches lately? Volunteer growth is not organic
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    commercial beekeepers do it on half that, the argument is not valid.

    Its not about what you can or cannot do with the money you get. Its about what people are willing to pay, and doing what you...
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    I advise my customers to stay well clear of those saying their honey is non-gmo/organic in North America. They are liars and crooks. And I prefer canola honey over clover personally for taste.
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    One of the markets I attend has 3 beekeepers. My prices are the highest, I have the most hives. I have more of an issue with the imbalanced market mix than with their pricing. We have sold out every...
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    Re: Manitoba Honey Prices,.. Seriously??

    "No Name" honey at RC Superstore costs 9.99 per KG plus tax, liquid or creamed. Should premium honey not be sold for at least the same? This honey house price has been updated recently and it is...
  12. Thread: Honey Creamer

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    Re: Honey Creamer

    Beeware10, I use the same technique now as you described. The problem I encounter is too much air getting into the honey, I use clear jars and inconsistent crystalisation is not visually appealing....
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    Re: Honey Creamer

    Yes this is what I am looking for. 50 litres will be a little small for me because it takes 5 days per load and I would run behind during the summer months.
  14. Thread: Honey Creamer

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    Honey Creamer

    I am looking into buying a honey creaming machine but I can not find a carrier or manufacturer in North America. I like the Carl Fritz honey creamer but its from the UK I believe. Can anyone point...
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    Re: Punctuality in the Workplace; Excuses, Excuses

    The time you spend doing something usually only becomes important when you under-perform expectations.
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    Re: Flavored honey

    Its flavoured..... like flavoured ice cream.

    Flavourant is defined as a substance that gives another substance flavour, altering the characteristics of the solute, causing it to become sweet,...
  17. Thread: Flavored honey

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    Re: Flavored honey

    I sell my flavored honey at a 40% premium. the trick is samples. 8 out of 10 samples given out result in a sale at the local markets. Doubles my regular sales, people often say I have a big container...
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    Re: My Indoor Wintering Setup

    I have nearly the same setup going with 25 colonies this year. Last year was successful at 14 colonies with 1 loss. This year i installed a thermostatically controlled 110 cfm fan to control...
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    Re: cooling wintering shed

    I plan to move into a 280 sq ft building next year so I am looking for something that I can relocatr to use with 2 10" exhaust fans when I move over there.... bees have to stay alive to make the...
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    Re: cooling wintering shed

    I was also thinking the hives would throw off enough warmth not to have to worry too much about heating.

    My electrician friend suggested the temperature relay system mg suggested somewhere around...
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    Re: cooling wintering shed

    Thanks Frank, all the thermostats i have seen to date boast a differential of .5 degrees. I am looking for something with an adjustable differential otherwise it will suck unnecessary power.
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    cooling wintering shed

    I have purchased a 110 cfm exhaust fan to help with cooling and ventilation in my small 8x10 wintering shed.

    Last year i wintered 14 nucs in the shed and needed supplemental heating with 2 8x10"...
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    Re: lemon honey first time

    I had my partner do both types and I could easily pick out the real lemon flavor in a blind test
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    Re: lemon honey first time

    I mixed it in while mixing in seed honey. So it will be creamed. I tried extract but it then tasted sour while real lemons gives it a much better flavor.
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    Re: lemon honey first time

    Sounds delicious. We have so many people asking for lemon honey. And others that sell it say it is a top seller, more than cinnamon. On cinnamon honey I get a $2 per lb premium so there is...
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