Coming to KenMhor

Plan Bee will buzz into Kenmore this weekend for the Rob Roy Challenge. The fund raising event is now entering its 11th year, and has enabled over 5,500 hardy souls to battle the Scottish wilderness and raise almost £3million for a number of worthy charities, making it one of the most successful fundraising events in […]

Che Guevara of Gardening

The beehive management company’s latest product, the Pollinator BeeBom encourages flower-powered rebels to engage in ‘guerilla gardening’; transforming remote corners of backyards and derelict sites into bountiful pollinator paradises. The Plan Bee general said: “We want people to get the buzz about bees, and help to transform drab, boring derelict sites into wildflower meadows providing […]

Och aye the moo!

  We’re busy bees here at the Plan Bee hive as we gear up for our biggest event yet, the Royal Highland Show. As a cornerstone of the Eat Lanarkshire feature within the Scotland’s Larder Live tent, the team will be on hand to not only promote Plan Bee to around 200,000 visitors, but also […]

Plan Bee wins prestigious

Plan Bee has lifted the prestigious Corporate Vision Most Sustainable Eco-Innovation Company 2016 at the Technology Innovator Awards. Corporate Vision magazine is written by a highly experienced team of business experts, and provides a wealth of news, on the corporate issues of the day. The magazine provides senior managers with information on how to improve the […]

Beehive Brae named Scottish Beer Awards Finalist

We’re on cloud 9 here at Plan Bee HQ We’ve just learned that we are FINALISTS in the prestigious Scottish Beer Awards! The awards are a new national celebration for the beer business. Breweries both large and small have been given an opportunity to compete in a range of categories, assessing taste and business performance. […]

Business leaders raise a glass to crowdfunded beer’s success

Business leaders are welcoming the success of Plan Bee’s crowdfunded honey beer, Beehive Brae. The full-bodied, blonde craft beer will appear across Aldi‘s 67 stores throughout Scotland, bringing this full-bodied, artisan blonde to the attention of craft beer lovers North of the Border. The promotion is the culmination of a two-year journey for Plan Bee, which established […]

Beehive Brae gets Aldi buzzing

One of the UK’s fastest growing, sustainable craft beers has been snapped up by leading supermarket chain Aldi as part of a major summer promotional drive. Beehive Brae Honey Beer will appear across the major multiple’s 67 stores throughout Scotland, bringing this full-bodied, artisan blonde to the attention of craft beer lovers North of the […]

Queen’s Park residents buzzing thanks to GHA partnership

Tenants at a Queen’s Park sheltered housing complex are enjoying the buzz created by a brand new wildlife project. Thanks to funding from GHA’s Better Lives fund, two beehives – containing around 40,000 bees – have been built at Crosshill Avenue sheltered complex. An unused piece of land at the complex has also been upgraded. […]

2016 just got sweeter for Deli of the Year

The UK’s deli of the year just got a whole lot sweeter, and a whole lot ‘greener’. Petworth-based, The Hungry Guest has signed up to stock the premium Infusions range of honeys by the award-winning Origin Honey brand. The deli will also stock the brand’s sister label, Beehive Brae honey beer. Both brands are produced […]

Industry leaders welcome new labels

Plan Bee’s new Origin Honey labels are receiving wide acclaim across the food and drink industry. Last year the Origin brand picked up a total of three Great Taste Award gold stars; two for its Scottish Heather Honey and one for its British Blossom Honey. This led organisers the Guild of Fine Food to call […]