- For Sale
This well established premium beekeeping business that has been operating for almost 40 years, with hives in the Central North Island, is now on the market for sale. The operation consists of approx. 300 very high quality high producing hives, approx. 75 Nucleus hives and a large number of well maintained assets and a strong consumer brand with relevant trademarks, labels and domain name.
These hives are located on sites throughout the Central North Island and produce honey from Manuka, Kanuka, Rewarewa, Tawari and Clover. Retail products include Manuka honey, Manuka blend, creamed Rewarewa, creamed Tawari, creamed clover and creamed bush blend honey.
Due to the longevity of the business the sites have been secured through longstanding farmer/beekeeper relationships. The assets include all equipment necessary for the operation including an Isuzu NPR 450L flat deck Truck. There are also a number of optional items that are available for purchase as well as honey stock if required.
A significant opportunity also exists to grow the income from this business further through retailing the already established brand which comes with the purchase. To date some retail sales have been made mainly through local markets but the majority of honey sales have been bulk supply.
The owner is looking for the right buyer with the right energy to take this operation on and continue his passion. He will assist with introductions to landowners and securing sites and working with the new owner through a handover period if required. The owner would consider a queen breeding contract.
This is an excellent opportunity to take this very profitable business to the next level and benefit from the coming seasons supply. The sale price of $360,000 includes tangible assets of $300,000 and intangible assets / brand of $60,000 plus stock if required. With all the hard work done here is your opportunity to reap the rewards.