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Swienty Commodities ApS is a broker of pure bee products located in Denmark. We love good honey & beeswax and know where to find it (and where not to).

Swienty Commodities ApS

2 weeks 2 days ago

www.bbc.com/news/business-53149367?intlink_from_url=&link_location=live-reporting-story ...as do Danish beekeepers! Hiding or disguising the true country of origin, effectively fooling consumers, seems to have become an international best practice.

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1 month 1 week ago

The EU rules for sustainable use of pesticides are being revised - for four weeks we all have the opportunity to voice our opinion! Follow this link to participate: ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12413-Sustainable-use-of-pesticides-revision-of-the-EU-rules

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1 month 3 weeks ago

Today is World Bee Day! 🐝 youtu.be/4NmIDq81aRE

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1 month 4 weeks ago

Traceability is a particularly important issue in the global honey market. Greenpeace Austria has tested the honey range in local supermarkets - a full 50 percent carry the vague labeling "from EU and non-EU countries". The report is calling for a more transparent denomination of origin. You can find a summary of the results and a link to the report here: m.noen.at/rezepte/kulinarik/greenpeace-marktcheck-honig-herkunft-bei-50-prozent-nicht-nachvollziehbar-oesterreich-honig-greenpeace-205172936

Swienty Commodities ApS

2 months 3 days ago

Happy World Fair Trade Day! 🌏 Fairtrade, organic, local, food miles, balanced beekeeping - there are lots of factors to consider when trying to buy the best possible honey. This article from the UK gives a good overview over the most important terms and regulations to keep in mind. Among other tips they recommend to "buy from a known source (ideally organic or uncultivated land), where the honey is produced by individual bee-keepers who practice balanced bee-keeping". Follow the link to find out more:

Swienty Commodities ApS

2 months 1 week ago

Heather honey is the new superfood! 🐝 New research from York shows that Scottish heather honey "offers 10 times more manganese than about 200 of its rival superfoods from around the world". Read more here: www.thenational.scot/news/18411621.scottish-heather-honey-branded-worlds-latest-superfood/

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4 months 2 weeks ago

Swienty Commodities ApS

4 months 3 weeks ago

Joint declaration calling for an action plan to make honey labeling in the EU more transparent. The plan calls for making "origin labelling for blended honey mandatory on the European level and for the respective percentages of blended honey to be indicated". Read more here: www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/struggling-beekeepers-undercut-by-cheap-honey-imports-says-new-report/

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Swienty Commodities ApS

5 months 1 week ago

Beekeepers in New Zealand are working onforming co-ops in order to market their honey. Find out more in this interesting article from New Zealand about the importance of working together in a changing beekeeping sector: media.wix.com/ugd/0f980a_4814734cd99f44298f54acd9f209dfe5.pdf

Swienty Commodities ApS

5 months 2 weeks ago

EU does not renew approval for thiacloprid! The insecticide is mainly used on rapeseed and can also, in addition to its damaging effect on bees, leave residues in honey. The implementation in the member states will at the latest take place by the beginning of February 2021. ttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-bayer-pesticide/eu-commission-bans-bayer-pesticide-linked-to-harming-bees-idUSKBN1ZC136

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