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Article: Manuka Honey makers: The Beekeepers

Manuka Honey Farmer

Manuka Honey makers: The Beekeepers

The ongoing success of Egmont Honey is only possible with the help of some of our friends, and we’d like to introduce you to one of them.

Farmer Chris Frewin is one of our longest standing partners. Chris has farmed in the Waitotara Valley in South Taranaki for 45 years, farming sheep and cattle.

A neighbour of the Annabell family, Chris works alongside Egmont to place hives into the remote areas of the Frewin farm – meaning we can take advantage of the Manuka flowering during warmers months. It’s been a bit of a change.

As Chris says: “I spent my whole life cutting Manuka so we could farm the sheep and cattle, and now we’re planting it!”

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