Invertbee

Based mainly on sugarbeet sugar which has inverted by using a protein enzyme which raises the monosaccharide’s to almost 50% of the product, thereby enabling the bees to digest the syrup much more readily than simply feeding ordinary sugar solution.

The sugar is strictly controlled during the inversion and production process in order to achieve a consistent product which is free of neonicatinoids and has a consistent level of dry matter, sugar spectrum and a low level of HMF – less than 30 parts per million (HMF = hydroxyl methyl furfural which is toxic to bees at levels of over 100 parts/million.

Invertbee has a density of 1.37kg/litre and is therefore a thick syrup and SHOULD NOT be diluted with water for doing so would substantially reduce its keeping quality.  It is guaranteed to stay stable in its original form for 12 months and does not necessarily need to be ‘capped off’ in the hives.  It can therefore be fed much later into the autumn, eg, after heather honey has been taken off the hives.  It is excellent for using as a spring stimulant simply by giving each normal hive one to two litres at a time.

Boxes of 10 x 1kg or 4 x 2kg plastic bags which are put usually singly on top of the crown board with some small holes pierced on the top of the pack (Queen Bee ‘crown of thorns’ ideal for making the holes).  The bees come up through to porter bee escape holes and will drink the pouches dry.  You will be amazed how well this works!  Ideal for weaker hives and nuclei.

Prices
£19.85 – 14kg jerry can,
IBC’s please call for prices and delivery,
£2.50 – per Pouch – Boxes of 10 x 1kg £25 or ,
£5.00 – per Pouch – Boxes of 4 x 2kg £20