Why the perfect flora plays the most important role for all honey varieties at Honigmayr

 

Honey from around the world at Honigmayr

Bees feel the most comfortable in pristine landscapes. As a result of this intact floral environment, the bees can collect the finest honey that is then bottled in our honey jars and containers at our manufactory in Tenneck.

 

Due to the fact that more honey is being consumed yearly in Austria than our domestic bees collect and our beekeepers can process, Honigmayr also bottles honey from all around the world.

 

Our experienced honey experts at Honigmayr are always looking for the most beautiful and untouched landscapes, having been successful not only in Austria but in Spain, Greece, Moldavia, Romania, Chile, Mexico, Cuba, and Argentina as well. Untapped areas of nature with overwhelming plant life can be found in these countries guaranteeing the best and highest quality honey.

 

The best honey and the biggest varieties

 

The benefits of our honey’s native countries

The biggest diversity of honey
thanks to the many source countries

 

Untouched nature
for the best honey

 

Diversified flora
instead of monoculture

 

Delicious honey specialities
from Europe and South America

 

Intact nature for
healthy bee colonies

 

We know our beekeepers
on a personal basis

 

We know all Honigmayr beekeepers personally

 

Our beekeepers

We, at Honigmayr, place great value on the best quality of honey, if its honey from Austria or from anywhere around the world. To ensure that only the finest honey fills our honey jars and containers, many factors are taken into consideration: from beginning with a healthy bee colony to the flawless honey processing in our manufactory in Tenneck. In addition, our beekeepers play a very decisive role. It is their job to tend to the colony’s health and welfare. That is why it is especially important that we know all of our beekeepers in Austria and around the world personally. Get to know them here!

Austria’s best honey

 

Homeland Selection

The homeland selection from Honigmayr offers you Austria’s finest honey from our most confident beekeepers. The bees harvest the valuable nectar from meadows, fields, and forest in our surrounding area— the result is 100% Austrian natural honey of the highest quality.

 

Heimat Selection

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Christine Hafner

Role
Production
With Honigmayr since
August 1992
My favourite honey
BIO Selection BIO Blütenhonig
My tip for tourists in Salzburg and its surroundings
Festung Hohensalzburg

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Nicole Brandstätter

Role
Production, Assistant Quality Manager
With Honigmayr since
15. September 2014
My favourite honey
Fine Selection Waldhonig
My tip for tourists in Salzburg and its surroundings
Eisriesenwelt Werfen

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Mahmut Dönmez

Role
Honey processing
My favourite honey

Heimat Selection Waldhonig mit Blütenhonig
My tip for tourists in Salzburg and its surroundings
Wasserspiele Hellbrunn

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Stefan Höllbacher

Role
Logistics Manager
With Honigmayr since

September 2012
My favourite honey
Heimat Selection Blütenhonig cremig
My tip for tourists in Salzburg and its surroundings
Burg Hohenwerfen

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Mayr Peter

Role
Operations Manager
With Honigmayr since

November 1987
My favourite honey
Heimat Selection Blütenhonig
My tip for tourists in Salzburg and its surroundings
Gollinger Wasserfälle

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Gerald Grünauer

Role
Production Manager
With Honigmayr since

2009
My favourite honey
BIO Selection Waldhonig
My tip for tourists in Salzburg and its surroundings
Zoo Salzburg

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Hafner Engelbert

Role
Honey processing
With Honigmayr since

August 1998
My favourite honey
BIO Selection BIO Blütenhonig cremig
My tip for tourists in Salzburg and its surroundings
Salzachöfen am Pass Lueg

Natural honey and its path at Honigmayr

From honey vat to honey jar

Just like in a beehive, there is a regular hustle and bustle in the honey manufactory in Tenneck. Around 30 employees ensure that only the best quality honey is bottled in our honey jars and containers during production. Everything begins in our honey raw material warehouse, accommodating 3,000-4,000 tons of honey in vats yearly. That is roughly 100 tons of honey a week which will, in turn, be processed into the finest quality honey at Honigmayr.

We give the honey the time it needs

After being stored in the raw material warehouse, the process moves to the heating chamber where the crystallised honey becomes liquefied. Afterwards, all the honey vats are emptied together into a larger honey tank. Here, the Honigmayr honey is slowly tempered for about 24 hours to allow the remaining crystals to dissolve. Finally, our honey undergoes a cleaning process in which it is sieved through our so-called “clear tubs” allowing all the air bubbles within the honey to come up and get skimmed from the surface.

How our specialty products are packaged

The result of our honey processing is exquisite Honigmayr natural honey of the highest quality—and only then does it go on to packaging, which, by the way, is done by hand! Honigmayr honey specialties are bottled right here in our honey jars and containers. And before long, it’s ready for your enjoyment.

See how a Honigmayr apprentice is trained

 

A glimpse into the apprenticeship of a food technician

Honigmayr’s multitude of quality assurance

 

Finest honey of the best quality

Did you know that honey is one of the very few food products that is subject to its very own EU regulations? These honey guidelines serve to determine the honey processing conditions and the strict quality control of Honigmayr ensures that all EU honey regulations are fulfilled.

 

Certified honey quality at Honigmayr

 

The meticulous quality checks at Honigmayr manufacturing promptly begins at the honey’s arrival where multiple samples are taken and precisely controlled. This takes place in external labs as well as those found at Honigmayr, where the quality of honey is continuously tested during the whole production process up until it’s bottled or jarred.

 

We know every path our honey takes

 

Our honey is further processed only after a clear confirmation from general management, the laboratory, quality management and sales. Every honey container is equipped with its own tracing barcode so that it can easily be monitored, show where it’s coming from, and when it’s delivery time is to be expected. Even if Honigmayr honey is already packaged, samples are taken at the beginning, in the middle and at the end of every production and subjected to testing to ensure the highest quality, making sure that only the best honey lands on your bread in the morning

 

Our certificates stand for the best quality honey

 

Certificates

Austria Bio Guarantee GmbH Certificate

 

The entire Honigmayr Bio Selection assortment was certified through the Austria Bio Guarantee GmbH. This means that our bio honey complies with the strict bio regulations and is regularly tested through bio-control checkpoints. You can be sure if “bio” is on our label, it’s 100% bio!

 

IFS – International Food Standard Certificate

 

The IFS certificate checks food safety and the quality standards of food companies. The Honigmayr manufactory complies with all International Food Standards requirements regarding food safety as well as product quality.

 

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