TV chef’s sweet introduction to Plan Bee

We were delighted to attend the 2016 Scotland Food and Drink Awards in Edinburgh this week. Television chef and presenter, Simon Rimmer from Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch did a sterling job as presenter on the evening. While Plan Bee wasn’t nominated, a number of our foodie friends picked up the much coveted awards on the […]

Down Under Dame joins Bee Boys

The Plan Bee team are being joined by a new Queen Bee to help in the efforts to support dwindling honeybee populations across the UK. Strathclyde University Masters student Madeline Briscoe is taking up the role of Business Management Intern for the summer, working across the team to develop a Marketing Events portfolio.

Designs on success

Leading honey producer, Plan Bee is creating a buzz with its stunning new Origin Honey labels. The sustainability business rebranded its honey range last year following a hugely successful crowdfunding project. The online investment project also allowed the company to develop the Beehive Brae mead and craft beer brand, which has also received acclaim for […]

Save the Bees this Summer

The nation’s gardeners are out in force as the mercury continues to rise. But the burning question is what to plant, how to bring all-year-round colour and for the more sustainable gardener, how to attract insect pollinators and particularly how best to protect and preserve dwindling honeybee numbers by providing them with a rich source […]

The Mhor the Merrier

What a fantastically busy Bank Holiday weekend we’ve had at Plan Bee. The sun certainly shone over Balquidder for Mhor Festival 2016 and it was great to meet so many people with not only an interest in great music, but also in great Scottish food. We made lots of new friends and shared an ice […]

Bringing the buzz to Balquhidder

Hello Balquhidder! Plan Bee is ready to rock the festival scene this summer, kicking off at the Mhor Festival this weekend. The company will bring their own special kind of buzz to the annual event organised by renowned Scottish chef Tom Lewis and his team at Monachyle Mhor. Crisp, dry Beehive Brae Honey Beer will […]

Summer breeze

It’s been an extremely busy last few months for everyone at Plan Bee. We’ve jetted to Japan to spread the buzz across south east Asia and Australia; we’ve signed up some internationally renowned new beehive management partnerships and we’ve added to the hives we have with some old friends. Already we’re plotting our way through […]

Helping out Hospitality

It’s not only our bees that are dusting down the hive and preparing for a busy season ahead, the country’s hospitality sector is also adding the spit and polish for summer. We’ve been working with a variety of tourism businesses over the winter months to help improve their offering for guests during May, June, July […]

Busy bees, busy weekend

It was a busy weekend for the Plan Bee team, working across a number of shows, festivals and sampling sessions throughout the UK. While often damp and windy, the sun came out for the team working at the RSPB Big Nature Festival in Musselburgh near Edinburgh. Our Origin Honey varieties went down a storm with […]

Working with your charity

Much of our work over the last few months has been to deliver an exciting and colourful community engagement product for our many beehive management partnerships and other organisations. This service is being taken up and considered by a number of our new beehive management partners, additional to their initial beehive adoptions. But, other partners are […]