Beverly Bees Wins Two 2021 Good Food Awards For Honey


Beverly Bees Wins Two 2021 Good Food Awards for Honey – Medford Wildflower Honey and Prides Crossing Wildflower Honey.

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Beverly Bees Wins Two Good Food Awards For Honey

Anita Deeley, CEO of Beverly Bees and Brian Deeley, Co-Owner of Beverly Bees.

[January 22, 2021] [San Francisco, CA] Beverly Bees, a sustainable beekeeping company in Beverly, Massachusetts, won two 2021 Good Food Awards for honey. This is the fifth time Beverly Bees won the Good Food Awards which are given to top-rated honeys across the nation. Two of the Good Food Awards were awarded to Beverly Bees for their Prides Crossing Wildflower Honey and Medford Wildflower Honey. Beverly Bees previously won a 2020 Good Food Awards for their Beverly Farms Wildflower Honey and two 2019 Good Food Awards for their Massachusetts Wildflower Honey Comb and Massachusetts Wildflower Honey. Beverly Bees is the only 2021 honey winner from Massachusetts.

The Good Food Awards celebrates companies creating tasty, authentic food that betters the American food culture. Each of the 2021 Winners were chosen after a blind tasting of 1,928 entries across 41 states. The highest scoring entries underwent a rigorous vetting process to verify they were not only exceptionally tasty, but also met the sustainability and social responsibility criteria required to become a Good Food Awards Winner.

Beverly Bees won One Good Food Awards in 2020 for their Beverly Farms Wildflower Honey.

The 2021 Good Food Awards were presented virtually to Beverly Bees during a live stream Awards Ceremony to honor the 219 Winners across 17 food categories. The evening featured films and pictures taken by the award-winners as well as congratulatory videos from food luminaries.

“I was beyond thrilled and honored to have Beverly Bees represent Massachusetts among the top honey producers in the country.” Said Anita Deeley, CEO of Beverly Bees.  “We work hard to produce high quality authentic honey in a way that is sustainable, environmentally responsible and helps protect bees.”

Beverly Bees uses organic, sustainable beekeeping practices and no harsh chemical pesticides, essential oils or antibiotics are used in their hives.

Our honey is pure, raw, unheated and unfiltered – just the way nature intended.” Said Beverly Bees Founder and CEO Anita Deeley. “This allows our honey to retain all the pollen, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and beneficial enzymes while providing our customers with the freshest high-quality honey available. Beverly Bees uses a unique micro batch process allowing you to taste a variety of flavors in our honey from different locations and floral sources.”

One in three bites of food people eat depends on bees for pollination. Yet honey bees are struggling in modern society and are dying off at alarming rates. Pesticides, lack of forage and pests are endangering the nations honey bees and putting our food supply at risk.

Beverly Bees won Two Good Food Awards in 2019 for their Massachusetts Wildflower Honey and Honey Comb.

“We are a small but very busy company that loves bees and works hard every day to save them.”says Anita Deeley, CEO of Beverly Bees.“Beverly Bees mission is to help people help bees.“

Beverly Bees is a sustainable beekeeping and bee removal company that rescues unwanted nuisance bees from buildings and trees, saving them from extermination. To date they have saved over 15,000,000 bees! They rehabilitate, care for and maintain these hives in pesticide free locations across Massachusetts where they pollinate our landscape, protect our environment and local food supply.

Anita and Brian Deeley inspecting one of their hives in Prides Crossing, MA.

Beverly Bees works actively to increase the local honey bee population through their Host a Hive program where they place beehives on properties and manage them. They partner with businesses who want to help bees and the environment. Beverly Bees services are available locally in Massachusetts, direct to businesses at their location and consumers at their home.

They sell their award winning local raw honey, handmade beeswax candles, beeswax skin care, bees and more online at, at the newly opened Beverly Bees store located at Artists’ Row, 24 New Derby St #2, Salem, Massachusetts, at farmers markets and select stores including Whole Foods Market.

 “We sell high quality healthy products harvested in a sustainable way that protects bees and the environment.” Said Anita Deeley, CEO of Beverly Bees.  “Every single aspect of our business mindfully saves bees, helps people and protects the environment. We are dedicated to making the world a better place to “bee”.”
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