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Frequently Asked Questions

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Product questions

What is vitamin honey?

Unlike normal honey, we blend unpasteurised wildflower honey with vitamins and echinacea specifically designed to support your immune system. Every serving (two teaspoons) of our honey has 100% of your recommended daily allowance of Vitamin D and 50% of your recommended daily allowance of Vitamins: C, B6 and B12. 

What is unpasteurised honey?

We produce in small batches and keep the temperature of our honey as low as possible to protect the flavour and precious nutrients naturally found in the honey.

What type of vitamins are in your honey?

Vitamins D, C, B6 and B12, all of which help to support your immune system. We also add in Echinacea, a herbal supplement known for it's immune boosting properties. 

Does your honey help with fatigue?

Yes! Honey is a source of energy. Plus our honey is blended with vitamin C, B6, and B12 - these vitamins are proven help reduce fatigue.

Where is your honey from?

We source honey from a network of carefully selected beekeepers across the world. See Our Honey for more info. We blend the honey with the other nutrients (vitamins and botanicals) here in the UK. 

Our suppliers are very carefully selected to make sure the quality of the honey is of the highest standards and that the bees they look after are being treated well.

Is your honey organic?

No, it is not organic.

What is Manuka honey?

Manuka honey is from New Zealand and the bees have foraged on the Manuka plant or tea tree. It is known to have a lot of enzymes and nutrients. Our honey “raw vitamin honey” - the first of its kind! It is raw European wildflower honey, we add a bunch of extra nutrients to boost the immune system - Vitamin D, C, B6, B12 and echinacea. Our honey has 25% of your recommended daily allowance of all these nutrients in every teaspoon.

Why don't you only use British honey?

Just Bee is all about creating extremely tasty 'added benefit' Wellness Honey. We do this by sourcing high quality honey and blending it with Vitamins, Botanicals and Flavours. When it comes to sourcing our honey, it is all about it meeting a high specification rather than coming from a certain county. We have worked with British beekeepers in the past and we have worked with beekeepers across the world too. 


We do know how important it is to support British bees and beekeepers - this is why each of our products comes with a packet of bee-saving flowers seeds for you to plant in your garden or a local park! 


Why is the honey runny?

Our Lemon & Ginger flavoured honey is not as thick as our Original flavoured honey -or other honey you may have had in the past. This is due to the ginger puree.

Why are there dark pieces in the lemon and ginger honey?

We use a ginger puree in this honey which can contain natural darker pieces.

Are you a nut free company?

Yes we are a nut free company.

Is you honey suitable for children?

Yes our honey is suitable for children, but don't give to babies under 1 due to risk of botulism.

What type of packaging do you use?

We use PET plastic pots that are 100% recyclable. 

Is the honey suitable for people with pollen allergies?

Yes it is suitable for people with pollen allergies.  In terms of treating hay-fever, some people believe local honey helps with this.  We recommend people find local beekeepers to buy honey from for hay-fever allergies.

What is the shelf life?

Our honey has a 12 months shelf life and we recommend you store it at room temperature. However we realise most of the time, the honey is gobbled up much quicker!

What should I do if the honey sets / crystallises?

Honey will naturally crystallise over time. It is still totally fine to eat like this, we promise! But if you'd like your honey runny again, just place the closed pot in a bowl of warm water :-)

Is your honey suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, our honey is suitable for vegetarians.  

Is your honey suitable for vegans?

We can't advise on whether it is suitable for vegans as there are different opinions to whether honey is.  However, we are able guarantee that our honey is sourced ethically.

How many calories / sugar is one teaspoon?

Our honey has a similar nutritional content to most other honey in terms of sugar and calories. In one teaspoon (8g) of our honey, you get 6 grams of sugar and 25kcals. BUT our honey is special as you also get 25% of your recommended daily allowance of Vitamins D, C, B6, B12!

How do you make the Lemon & Ginger drink for soothing sore throats?

Easy! This is the main reason we created our Lemon & ginger flavour. To make a soothing drink to sooth coughs, colds and sore throats simply add 2 teaspoons to a mug of hot water and stir. 

Is your honey suitable for animal consumption?

Unfortunately we are unable to advise, please check with a vet.

Any medical questions…

Unfortunately we are unable to give medical advice as we’re not medically trained and don’t want to say the wrong thing.  We recommend you check or speak to a doctor. Hopefully you are able to try our products.


How are the bees protected during the honey extraction?

This is really important to us; we ensure the highest standards are kept when harvesting honey.  We take out the frames from the supers (top part of the hive where the honey is kept) and then we gently remove any bees with a hive brush.  We then take the frames into our extractor room for spinning (extracting) the honey.  At no point do we harm the bees and we always leave enough honey for the bees to eat.  The bees come first, beekeeper second!

How does your work save bees?

As beekeepers, bees are especially important to us, but they’re important to all of us and the wider ecosystem. Did you know 1 in every 3 mouthfuls of food we all eat depends on pollination my bees? We plant a bee friendly flower for every product we sell. In the last 5 years we’ve helped plant 5.5 million flowers. If you’d like to get your free seeds HERE.

Payment and delivery

Do you take PayPal payments?

Yes we do take PayPal payments. We also accept debit/credit card.

Do you offer NHS/Emergency Service discount?

Yes we offer 25% percent off!  You need to email our customer services; a photo of your NHS/work ID and a discount code will be emailed back to you.

How long does it take to deliver?

We deliver orders in 3-5 working days. Often sooner.

Is there a delivery charge?

We charge £3.50 standard delivery charge (3-5 days). Delivery is free if you spend over £30.

My order has not arrived!

We’re really sorry your order is delayed. We truly intended to dispatch your order (and everyone else's) straight after they were placed. If you have not received it within 5 working days since you ordered, please email our customer service team 


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Do you think people should keep bees?

Yes, we think more people should get bees, just be sure to get training before you buy the bees and kit. We recommend you speak to your local British beekeepers association branch. You can find contact details on the website:


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