How It Works

By supporting Bhutan Honey, You are supporting Bhutanese Beekeepers

For every jar of Bhutan honey purchased, a fair amount of the revenue is channelled for the beekeepers and a certain amount channelled into the Research & Development Funding.


SUSTAINABLE QUALITY

We can achieve sustainable quality because there is plenty of preserved clean pasture in Bhutan for honey foraging. Bhutan does not utilize synthetic fertilizer nor pesticide for their farming. Therefore, honeybees are able to produce quality, honey.


IF POSSIBLE

  • Fair and transparent process: cuts down on intermediaries
  • Position beekeepers at the centre of the business
  • Honey sold by holistic retailers and used by chefs
  • Provide quality honey to rising middle class

ECONOMICAL IMPACT

Beekeepers in Bhutan are equipped with the technical knowledge to implement improved apiculture practices and are incentivized by market forces (premium prices) to leverage their technical training to increase yields and produce high-quality honey. In the long-term, we are seeking to have the industry to be a sustainable cultivation, yield improvement, and incremental increase in income for the beekeepers.


SMART FARMING

In the near future, beekeepers’ in Bhutan will be able to monitor their hives’ activities and welfare remotely through a technological device, jointly developed by the Bhutanese Association and a Singapore IT Firm.

Targets:

  • Improve Efficiency & Reduce Man Hours Lost (Visiting Hives Aimlessly)
  • Reduce Bee Hive Disruption (Intervene Only When Necessary or Ready For Harvest)
  • Wider Bee Hives’ Location (Expand Area of Forage & Number of Hives per Beekeeper)
  • Improve Productivity (Electronic Sensor Telecom System for Activity, Temperature & Weight)