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Are you looking for a sweet Food Production Supervisor job on the Mid North Coast of NSW?

Are you looking for a sweet Food Production Supervisor job on the Mid North Coast of NSW?

MAY 2022: We have a brand new role for an experienced, capable, hands-on: Food Production, Bottling & Honey Shed Operator/Supervisor The position could be P/T or F/T for the right applicant.  You must be based in Australia now and have the right to work in Australia. Applications are encouraged from people living in the region between Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour Drivers License is essential Must have an advanced knowledge and understanding of food handling, hygiene (HACCP) and OHS and have worked in commercial food production before. Located on the beautiful Mid North Coast of NSW near Kempsey (between Port Macquarie and...

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Seasonal Australian honey buy direct from The Beekeeper - such delicious varieties

Seasonal Australian honey buy direct from The Beekeeper - such delicious varieties

Take a look at the colour of these three different honey harvests we recently bottled after our bees' efforts...what a stunning difference in colour...and taste!  Every honey harvest is different. It will obviously depend on the quality (and diversity of blossoms flowering within 5km of the hives, but it also depends on seasonal conditions and so many other factors. These honeys are single origin harvests, in that our bees were well positioned in forests for a major flowering event of a mostly single species of tree. These honeys are not blended in anyway which means you get to enjoy nature...

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Australian Beeswax for Encaustic Art – Works by Marijke Greenway

Australian Beeswax for Encaustic Art – Works by Marijke Greenway

We know a lot of the beeswax we produce is used in skincare balms, polishes, candles and beeswax food wraps, but this week we also learned that Pearl Beach-based artist Marijke Greenway is now using our beautiful beeswax in her art too. The use of hot beeswax as a painting technique is known as ‘encaustic’. It requires the melting of beeswax (which smells wonderful!), mixing of pigments and application while still hot. The beeswax can be layered and while still warm can be shaped to add texture. According to Marijke, “Encaustic comes from the Greek (enkaustikos) which means ‘burning in’...

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Where you can buy honey at the markets in Port Macquarie April 2022

Where you can buy honey at the markets in Port Macquarie April 2022

If you'd like to buy honey including some delicious local ironbark honey, local manuka honey (from 5+ to 15+ highly medically active manuka) and beautiful pure Australian beeswax created by our bees, we'll be at the following markets in Port Macquarie NSW in April. There have been a few date changes as the wonderful organisers of The Foreshore Market unfortunately came down with covid so the normal Foreshore Market has been postponed until Saturday 16th April. You can find us in April at: Every Tuesday - Port Central Real Food Market Thu 14th April - Town Green Market Sat 16th...

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