Q: Does honey have an expiry date?
A: Honey never expires or goes bad, it's one of its most interesting characteristics. You will probably finish our delicious jar before the best before date anyway!
Q: When is the HBRC shop open?
A: We are open from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday!
However, we can ship our amazing products to you, or you can even schedule a pick-up. Our honey is also available at Market Fresh in Guelph.
What is the average delivery time when shipping the products?
Due to the pandemic, small delays in the delivery can be expected. On the check-out page, you will have multiple shipping options to choose from, with varying shipping speed.
How can I remove beeswax bloom from my candles?
A: When your candle becomes dull and powdery, it is beeswax bloom that naturally formed on it. A hair dryer can be used to remove it and restore shine.
Q: What are the benefits of using beeswax candles?
A: The 100% natural candles are environmentally friendly and non-toxic. It cleans the air as it burns, since it produces very little smoke. A natural honey and floral nectar fragrance is emitted, and even emits negative ions to purify the surrounding!
Q:What can I make with the beeswax cakes?
A: They are typically used to make homemade moisturizers, body butter recipes, balms, or even ointments. The variety of natural self-care crafts that can be made from beeswax is vast.
Q: Why should I use beeswax food wraps
A: The biodegradable material helps to keep food fresher for a longer period of time. Its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties further preserve your food. The wraps can even stay in the freezer for up to one month.
Q: How can I clean my food wraps to make them last longer?
A: The wraps can be used for one whole year with proper care. Just wash the wraps with cold water by hand, mild detergent and leave them to drip dry on a drying rack or clothesline.
If your beeswax wrap is not working as well as it used to, you can refresh it by heating it in the oven. Line a baking sheet with parchment (not waxed!) paper and place your beeswax wrap on it. Place in a 350 degree F oven for 5-10 seconds at a time, checking in between, until the beeswax has re-melted. Quickly remove from baking sheet while it is still melted, and air dry until the wax has solidified again.
Q: How do I use the food wraps?
A: Beeswax food wraps have a variety of uses. Use to cover cups, bowls, and Tupperware, or wrap up foods like sandwiches, cookies, fruit, vegetables, cheese and much more.
To use, cover item with beeswax wrap and mold it around the edges until it is in the desired shape. Hold wrap in place and warm it with your hands until the edges of the wrap stick to themselves. Use an elastic band or twine to hold in place if desired. Beeswax wraps work best on dry or damp foods. Do not use beeswax wrap on raw meat. Do not microwave wraps, or use them on hot foods/hot containers.
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