Black Bee Honey offer award winning, single-origin, unpasteurised British Honeys - supporting British bees and their keepers. Since launch the company has seen a healthy increase in honey sold and can be found in over 150 stockists including Ocado, Wholefoods Market, Planet Organic and Sourced Market.
Black Bee Honey offer a range of award winning, single-origin, raw British Honeys. Working with like minded bee farmers, we offer award-winning honey from around the UK. Supporting not only British bees but also their keepers.
In our opinion, high street honey is either cheap, blended imports or expensive varieties of Manuka honey with very little in between. We’re a nation of bee lovers and beekeepers yet most honey sold has been imported. We offer great tasting, unprocessed British honey in contemporary eye-catching packaging to consumers who care about quality and want to know where their food comes from.
Total target market volume is around £119.5m with YoY growth 8.9%
We launched in August 2017 after successfully raising over £100,000 on Crowdcube.
Aug 17 - Launched first 2 SKUS
Sep 17 - Wholefoods Market listing
Nov 17 - Online shop live
Jan 18 - Launched a 3rd SKU
Feb 18 - Appointed a PR team
Apr 18 - Launched 4th SKU
Aug 18 - Received Great Taste Awards for all 3 varieties
Dec 18 - Launched 5th SKU & listing with Planet Organic
Feb 19 - On sale in Ocado & Approached by Morrisons
Further indicators of growth
- On course to double honey sold in year 2
- Instagram ~4k, Twitter ~1k
- Featured in The Guardian, Stylist, Evening Standard and Metro.
- Regularly in top 10 best selling honeys in Amazon.co.uk
- Sales 84k and EBITDA -16k in the last 12 months to April '19