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July 17th of 2018

Hong Kong Consumer Council found diluted honey

Hikiän have been following closely the latest news from Hong Kong about honey samples where they found plant sugar and antibiotics from various samples. Hong Kong consumer council has told that they have found for example other sweeteners from manuka honey. These sweeteners were anything from syrup to plant sugar. It was also discovered that Hong Kong consumer council found antibiotic residues from honey samples that can damage persons fertility and cause cancer. (https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2155524/hk1300-jar-manuka-honey-diluted-plant-sugar-says)

 

Hikiän wants to be clear with the statement that it is totally unacceptable to mix honey with syrup or plant sugar. Also antibiotics should not be used in any case. Consumers deserves to know what their products are made of and where it was manufactured.

 

Since the beginning of our journey we at Hikiän have focused on pure honey that has no impact from any other substances. We are really proud to say that you will not find antibiotics, pesticides or plant sugar from our products. All our products are made in Finland.

 

We have wanted to be open to our customers about everything we do. Hikiän has tested honey in third party laboratory with the result that there are no pesticides and no plant sugar in them. You will find test results from press release of 22nd of November 2017 (http://www.hikian.com/press-releases.html).

 

There are no antibiotics in Hikiän products. In fact, there is no need to use antibiotics at all with bees if you treat them in a correct way. Hikiän is also under the Organic certification process which includes regular check-ups from local council. We are proud to say that we will be Organic certified in autumn 2018.

 

Hikiän keeps the beehives in the middle of the wild forests so the landscape where the honey is collected from is as pure and clean as possible. Great benefit is also that Finland is overall very clean country what becomes to pollution. In fact Finland is the cleanest country on earth with EPI score of 90,68  (https://improb.com/top-cleanest-countries-in-the-world/).

 

Hikiän raw honey is pure, clean and 100% honey from Finland.

 

Hikiän, BeeAround Ay, Contact person:

Managing Director

Reko Nieminen

Phone +358 40 570 7951

info@hikian.com

 

February 7th of 2018

Gulfood Innovation Awards 2018 finalist

Hikiän Raw Honey has been chosen into Gulfood Innovation Awards 2018 finals. Winner will be announced in the Gulfood exhibition which is being held from 18th to 22nd of February in Dubai. Gulfood Innovation Awards has 14 different categories and Hikiän Raw Honey is a finalist in ”Best health and wellness product”. In this category judges chose 4 products, including Hikiän Raw Honey, into the finals.

 

Gulfood is one of the biggest food exhibitions in the world with over 5000 exhibitors and 97000 attendees from 185 different countries. Exhibition takes place in Dubai World Trade Center every February. Gulfood was crearted that new products and suppliers have one place to meet. It is a place for new business opportunities and keeping up with latest food trends.

 

BeeAround Ay is located in Finland and the main industry is bee related products such as honey and propolis. Currently the company is trading Hikiän products worldwide and main customers are located in Hong Kong, Malesia and Taiwan.

 

Hikiän, BeeAround Ay, Contact person:

Managing Director

Reko Nieminen

Phone +358 40 570 7951

info@hikian.com

December 15th of 2017

Hikiän Raw Honey is now Halal Certified

Halal Certification was admitted to Hikiän Raw Honey 11th of December by The Islamic Society of Finland. Certification was signed by Imam Mohamad Anas Hajjar.

 

Hikiän applied Halal Certification to certify production methods and add more knowledge to customers about Hikiän products. Certification will be valuable for customers who wants to be sure that production is following Halal Certificated methods. Halal Certification will be added to website. It will also be noticed in Hikiän Social media channels.

 

BeeAround Ay is located in Finland and the main industry is bee related products such as honey and propolis. Currently the company is trading Hikiän products worldwide and main customers are located in Hong Kong, Malesia and Taiwan.

 

 

Hikiän, BeeAround Ay, Contact person:

Managing Director

Reko Nieminen

Phone +358 40 570 7951

info@hikian.com

November 22nd of 2017

Hikiän Raw Honey laboratory tests results released

Hikiän Raw Honey is 100% free from pesticides and GMO

 

Hikiän have run large laboratory tests for Hikiän Raw Honey and Hikiän Propolis products. Company decided to invest in laboratory tests to get even more detailed information about Hikiän products. Hikiäns aim was to find out how special beekeeping methods such as keeping the bee hives in remote forests is affecting to honey and propolis extract.

 

Laboratory tests showed that Hikiän Raw Honey is 100% free from pesticides and GMO. The result was not surprising for the company itself as they have been aiming for this all the time when planning the bee farms location. Marketing director Kiia Hynnä comments the results: ”We at Hikiän have been more than delighted that beekeeping methods are working in the way we have planned. The results are exactly what we were hoping to achieve and we believe that this is what our customers are looking for.” Company will release more labroratory results early in 2018.

 

BeeAround Ay is located in Finland and the main industry is bee related products such as honey and propolis. Currently the company is trading Hikiän products worldwide and main customers are located in Hong Kong, Malesia and Taiwan.

 

Hikiän, BeeAround Ay, Contact person:

Managing Director

Reko Nieminen

Phone +358 40 570 7951

info@hikian.com

 

October 24th of 2017

We won the ”Outstanding Natural / Organic product Asia” Award in Hong Kong

Natural & Oraganic Product Asia (NOPA) 2017 trade exhibition was held 30th of August to 1st of September in Hong Kong Wan Chai Exhibition Center. NOPA is open to industry trade professionals only and gathers natural living, health and nutrition professionals together. Hikiän was attending for the show as a exhibitor and took part for NOPA 2017 awards with Hikiän Propolis with great success winning the category of ”Outstanding Natural / Organic Product 2017”.

 

Hikiän was attending for the NOPA 2017 show for the first time. At same time it was first time for the BeeAround Ay company to go public with the new brand Hikiän. Althought the company was founded earlier it has just recently decided to take the brand to Asian market and see also other opportunities abroad. Winning the Awards in NOPA 2017 is statement for the Hikiän Propolis product that it is answering for customers needs and it is truly outstanding in the market. Hikiän Propolis is known as a natures own antibiotics and it is fighting against bad bacteria, killing viruses and healing illnessis.

 

BeeAround Ay is located in Finland and the main industry is bee related products such as honey and propolis. Currently the company is trading Hikiän products worldwide and main customers are located in Hong Kong, Malesia and Taiwan.

 

Hikiän, BeeAround Ay, Contact person:

Managing Director

Reko Nieminen

Phone +358 40 570 7951

info@hikian.com

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