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Overheating trailer crammed with hives destined for the heather? ;)

Obviously, because the honey has to go somewhere, this series will eventually have an episode with Jar Jar in it... :laughing-smiley-014
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Now that's just perfect!
Jar jar was brilliant in the last series.
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Well it works for most of the confectionary manufacturers
...and just look at the excess wasted packaging that shinkation generates. If Greta Thunberg had a Christmas card list, you'd be struck off :D
 

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...and just look at the excess wasted packaging that shinkation generates. If Greta Thunberg had a Christmas card list, you'd be struck off :D
Oh I do hope so, I dont need or send xmas or birthday cards never have :unsure: I find easier to talk to people rather than give them a wste problem ;)
 

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I've had quite a few customers enquiring about Ivy honey, seems to be a growing interest in medicinal value and they've heard it has special qualities.
Well this morning I brought home a few supers ;) My honey sells for £9 per 12ozs, so what should I ask for this 'special' stuff?
I'm thinking around the £12 - £15 mark.
 

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I've had quite a few customers enquiring about Ivy honey, seems to be a growing interest in medicinal value and they've heard it has special qualities.
Well this morning I brought home a few supers ;) My honey sells for £9 per 12ozs, so what should I ask for this 'special' stuff?
I'm thinking around the £12 - £15 mark.
No idea but I thought it had lower medicinal value! Hope mine give me a bit, checking in the next few days. You do well on your sales!
 

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No idea but I thought it had lower medicinal value! Hope mine give me a bit, checking in the next few days. You do well on your sales!
If they do hang onto it for a year. It changes completely with age. I took some to the Welsh convention one year and nobody identified it.
 

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If they do hang onto it for a year. It changes completely with age. I took some to the Welsh convention one year and nobody identified it.
Is that because they all died from the toxic levels of accumulated HMF before they could? ;)
 

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Now there's a point. Somewhere there is a chart of HMF levels depending on what temperature honey is stored at, amongst other things. I regularly sell honey from the previous year and my customers return so I'm not poisoning them
 

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No idea but I thought it had lower medicinal value! Hope mine give me a bit, checking in the next few days. You do well on your sales!
Opinions are probably influenced by the old adage about medicine - "if it tastes nasty it must be doing you good"😨
 

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Now there's a point. Somewhere there is a chart of HMF levels depending on what temperature honey is stored at, amongst other things. I regularly sell honey from the previous year and my customers return so I'm not poisoning them
There was a good blog on HMF in honey recently in The Apiarist.
 

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All gone ;) Settled for £12 in the end.
 

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Well done………(y)
Did you manage to get much extracted?
 

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It averaged out around fifteen pound per hive, I filled sixty one jars.
It's not that bad really, very strong and something else which I wouldn't call a 'bite' but definitely something. Not one for your porridge or cuppa though IMO.
 

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I used my ivy honey during last winter in my tea, very nice too but sparingly as it is very distinct in taste and flavour.
 

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A random statement?
 

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