Supplies and Loan Equipment

Beekeeping supplies and free loan equipment for ADBKA members across the North East

Syrup, fondant and jars

The Association no longer supplies syrup, fondant and jars.  However, Erling might be able to help out.

Erling Watt 07429 454572
Longside AB42 4XQ

Alternatively, please see the list of suppliers below if you want order directly. Also see the Association Facebook page for occasional invitations to join bulk purchases by individual members.

Loan Equipment

  • Combimel stainless steel 9-frame radial extractor; Universal lightweight 9-frame radial extractor; heated uncapping tray; electric uncapping knife; heather honey press; wax melter;  candle-making kit.

From Joan Gilbert-Stevens 019755 81369 Muir of Fowlis AB33 8NX

  • Honey extractors; mini-melters; heather honey press; wax extractor; wax foundation press.

Contact: Sandy Gordon 01224 484540 Danestone AB22 8AJ

  • Heated uncapping tray; electric uncapping knife; heather honey press; wax melter; Unimel stainless steel 3-frame tangential extractor.

From: Erling Watt 07429 454572 (more details above)

  • Refractometer

Contact: David Morland, 07768 244420
Udny AB41 6QX

Thorne’s local agent

  • Jock McGregor is Thorne’s local agent.  Jock also has a 9-frame radial extractor and a steam wax-melter, both available on loan for a £10 deposit.

Blackburn AB21 0WA (tel: 01224 790 468).

Former suppliers to ADBKA

The former suppliers are listed below should members wish to purchase items directly from them:

Wyfield Apiary – Fondant, Syrup & pollen Tel No 01874 754 412

BAKO – Ragus Candy (minimum quantity of 100 boxes (400 tubs) required per order) – 0191 378 0088

Pont Packaging – Jars – 0141 423 3066

(The reference code number for the standard 1lb jars normally purchased is 500435 and the necessary lids ( ordered separately) 500277