Borneo has become the world’s largest bee-keeping base stationed inside a rain forest, with 2 million acres of Acacia Mangium trees continually providing for our purest honey source.
Traditional Beekeeping Methods
After collecting the honeydew from young leaves, the Italian bees fly back to their hive, and then the honeydew needs an extra 16 days for full maturing. The mature honeydew in the honeycomb will then be sealed intact by the beeswax secreted by the bees, forming the natural organic 'capping honey".
This organic "capping honey" is a kind of honey without any artificial processing and additives, free from contamination, and is rich in vitamins, minerals, trace elements as well as a variety of biologically active enzymes. It has more nutrients and active substances than many other kinds of ordinary honey, and is called a premium honey.
When the organic "capping honey" has become mature, the honey will then be harvested by bee-keeping staff. Thanks to the stable honey source, bees do not have to wander around. The stationed collection practice by Borneo Acacia has enabled harvest and storage to take place on the same day. The whole process, from harvesting from the nest to production and packaging, takes no more than 15 days, thus ensuring the freshness of the honey from the stage of raw materials to finished products.
Once harvested 6-7 tonnes of raw materials, inspectors responsible for the Borneo acacia honey will then extract some samples and send them to INTERTEK's APPLICA honey products laboratory in the German city of Bremen through international air courier within 96 hours for stringent testing.
Within 72 hours, the test report will be sent back to the company. If the test results are satisfactory, the batch of raw materials will then be put into production. APPLICA's honey products laboratory is a very authoritative bee products laboratory in the world, with their test results being recognized in the EU, USA, Japan, China and more than 100 other countries.