It’s tricky to stay positive at the moment whilst Coronavirus stalks the world. But the bees are out and flying. The oil seed rape has just started flowering and with the warm(ish) sunny days, they seem to be enjoying themselves after the confines of winter. We are focusing on getting all of ourequipment in working […]

At Wildwing Honey we continue to advance our technology infrastructure allowing us to operate more and more efficiently. At the end of March we teamed up with a new payment service called SumUp. These clever little devices allow us to now accept card payments from visa, amex, mastercard and even using mobiles with Android or […]

James Curtis (Head Beekeeper) has sat on the committee of the Chelmsford Beekeepers – a local division of the BBKA (British Beekeepers Association) for 2 years this January. Each year the Division holds its AGM where all the usual important business is undertaken including reports back from the Chair, Treasurer etc of what has happened […]

On Saturday 20th August 2016 James Curtis of Wildwing Honey was delighted to be asked to appear on Channel 5’s morning show called (funnily enough) ‘The Saturday Show’. Here he writes about the big day out from the apiary. It was an early morning start getting out of bed at 4am having loaded the car […]

If we had a pound for every time someone said to us “Wasps are such a pest” and “What’s the point in wasps?” This always arises in the summer when they buzz around your ice cream, or can of pop. Wasps are part of a wider family of insects called Vespidae. The group comprises of […]

We made it onto the BBC Essex Dave Monk show again yesterday. If you missed it well its good news! You can hear us again below (sampled to just the feature to make it easy for you). We were commenting on a swarm that was unfortunately destroyed that had try to set up home on a […]

We are running a pop up stall in the Meadows this coming weekend. We will be selling our honey and talking honey bees from our stall just outside Wilkinsons and BB Muffins. Lots of interesting things to see. We will be showing off a queen and a worker bee, you can hear and see inside […]

  DUE TO EU REGULATIONS THIS POST HAS BEEN REMOVED. We received a complaint from Essex County Council, that our post did not match Article 7 of EC Regulation 1169/2011 in relation to misleading statements about hayfever and honey. We have never suggested that our honey ‘cures’ or treats hayfever. We have no evidence to […]

So the beekeeping season has begun. Our colonies have been managed at the start of this year to produce new queens to give to new beekeepers. We take off the newly formed queen cells and place them in Nucleus hives (a smaller box containing 5 or six frames of drawn wax comb) so the new […]

In July we have been selected to join Tiptree Jam Factory & Museum, Maldon Sea Salt, KellyBronze Turkeys at ‘The Best Of Essex 2016’ event hosted by Sub-Zero and Wolf in their Maldon showroom. Truly honored to be featured with these producer giants. We are super excited! We will be doing honey tasting throughout the […]