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  • Honey on tap!

    Honey on tap!

    The original Flow Hive—a world-first self-harvesting beehive.

     

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    Save With Bundles

    Australian Honey Month celebrations continue with our Flow Bundles

  • Flow Hive Classic Araucaria 7 Frame

    Flow Hive Classic Araucaria 7 Frame

    Our first hive with 7 Flow Frames available to U.S. customers!

  • Our Timber & Sustainability

    Our Timber & Sustainability

    We work hard to ensure our timber, plastics and other materials have the smallest environmental footprint possible.

  • Beginner Beekeeping Videos

    Beginner Beekeeping Videos

    A series of free educational videos on the basics of beekeeping

  • Flow Hive Classic Cedar

    Flow Hive Classic Cedar

    Our award-winning best seller, a complete beehive with Flow Frames

Less labour, more love

Turn the Flow Key and watch as pure, fresh honey flows right out of the hive and into your jar.

No mess, no fuss, no heavy lifting, and no expensive processing equipment.

Through the clear end-frame view, you can see when the honey is ready without opening up the hive.

The extraction process is so gentle, the bees barely notice at all.

Our revolutionary Flow system makes the extraction process far less stressful for the bees and so much easier for the beekeeper. 

Our online shop is open for Flow Hive, Frames & Accessories, enter the shop here.

Both new and experienced beekeepers around the world have been testing Flow Frames over the past few years. This is what they had to say…

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    I was completely amazed and surprised at the amount of honey that came out. It was easy to use and there was very little disturbance to the whole hive. Dani Lloyd-Prichard

    Bee researcher, University of Newcastle, amateur beekeeper. 

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    Dear Flow hive Team, Guess what!

    Today I harvest my first honey with the Flow hive and it was so easy and Perfect and fast. It was SUCH a pleasure. A+ I like to have more flow frames for my other boxes...

    Dr. Thorsten D
    GERMANY

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    In 2014 I had the pleasure of testing the Flow Frames. The bees quickly accepted them and, in less than two weeks, capped 40 pounds of honey. It was quite exciting to see the first bit of honey appear at the outlet, then make its way down the tube into the jar. Mesmerising.

    John Gates – Canada

    26 years with the BC Ministry of Agriculture. Lectured throughout Canada, USA and New Zealand. Beekeeping since 1974

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    Greetings from denmark. You did it - now we know it works. We just did the first harvest last weekend. Harvesting approx 10 kg honey.

    The only thing was that it didn't last for longer because it was so funny and a great joy that we have looked forward to for a long time. We even kept a close eye on the frame close to the inspection window and was surprised to see NOTHING happening when we opened the cells..

    Britta & Jens
    Denmark

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    From Go to Flow in under three months! I have had great success with the Flow Hive- harvested four frames for 12 kg of honey.

    Read, study, use the Flow Forum, follow instructions and you won't have problems putting the Flow Hive together and getting bees to work happily and harvesting with no stress.

    Gill
    Western Australia

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    Mind-blowing! It's not very often something is so revolutionary as to blow my mind. Saving 20 per cent of harvest labor is not trivial; 40 per cent is amazing; 60 per cent is revolutionary. But 95 per cent – that’s mind-boggling!

    Michael Bush – USA

    Author of "Beekeeping Naturally" and one of USA’s most famous beekeepers

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    This really is a revolution. You can see into the hive, see when the honey is ready, and take it away in such a gentle way. 

    Graham Anderson
    Backyard beekeeper for 40 years

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    My 1st year when I harvested it was about the middle of August and I was so excited to see the honey come out right out of my hive and be able to taste immediately!

    I don’t remember what I yielded but it was awesome!
    I only got the one harvest but I had quite a few friends come and witness this incredible event.

    Ross
    Wisconsin, USA

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    This is quite an innovation. We will offer our support for this exciting project in any way that we can. Nicholas Mortimer.

    Australian National University (ANU) Apiculture Society

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    Hello Flow crew,
    Just thought I’d let you know we harvested from our Flow for the first time down here in Apollo Bay in Southern Victoria and even though we’ve seen all the videos, we were still gobsmacked when the honey just came pouring out into our jar!

    We got around 10kg after just a month of them using it (getting ready to shut it down for winter) and are enjoying giving away jars to friends. What an amazing innovation – the kids and I harvested in shorts and thongs… here are some pics! 

    Nicola
    Victoria, Australia

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to totally revolutionise an industry. And, yes, I want a Flow Hive!

    Peter Dawson
    P J Dawson & Associates, business development, Australia and Asia. Author of "Creative Capital"

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    It has been really exciting to be included in the first automatic honey-harvesting device in history. I am really proud of what the Andersons have achieved. Cedar gave me the first jar of honey ever harvested in this way and it is still in my pantry, too precious to be eaten. Congratulations, you two.

    Ric Richardson
    Australia's most successful inventor

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    F%#$! That's the Holy Grail of beekeeping. 

    Murray Arkadieff

    Farmgate Honey – commercial apiary, Australia

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    I was completely amazed and surprised at the amount of honey that came out. It was easy to use and there was very little disturbance to the whole hive. Dani Lloyd-Prichard

    Bee researcher, University of Newcastle, amateur beekeeper. 

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    Dear Flow hive Team, Guess what!

    Today I harvest my first honey with the Flow hive and it was so easy and Perfect and fast. It was SUCH a pleasure. A+ I like to have more flow frames for my other boxes...

    Dr. Thorsten D
    GERMANY

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    In 2014 I had the pleasure of testing the Flow Frames. The bees quickly accepted them and, in less than two weeks, capped 40 pounds of honey. It was quite exciting to see the first bit of honey appear at the outlet, then make its way down the tube into the jar. Mesmerising.

    John Gates – Canada

    26 years with the BC Ministry of Agriculture. Lectured throughout Canada, USA and New Zealand. Beekeeping since 1974

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    Greetings from denmark. You did it - now we know it works. We just did the first harvest last weekend. Harvesting approx 10 kg honey.

    The only thing was that it didn't last for longer because it was so funny and a great joy that we have looked forward to for a long time. We even kept a close eye on the frame close to the inspection window and was surprised to see NOTHING happening when we opened the cells..

    Britta & Jens
    Denmark

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    From Go to Flow in under three months! I have had great success with the Flow Hive- harvested four frames for 12 kg of honey.

    Read, study, use the Flow Forum, follow instructions and you won't have problems putting the Flow Hive together and getting bees to work happily and harvesting with no stress.

    Gill
    Western Australia

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    Mind-blowing! It's not very often something is so revolutionary as to blow my mind. Saving 20 per cent of harvest labor is not trivial; 40 per cent is amazing; 60 per cent is revolutionary. But 95 per cent – that’s mind-boggling!

    Michael Bush – USA

    Author of "Beekeeping Naturally" and one of USA’s most famous beekeepers

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    This really is a revolution. You can see into the hive, see when the honey is ready, and take it away in such a gentle way. 

    Graham Anderson
    Backyard beekeeper for 40 years

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    My 1st year when I harvested it was about the middle of August and I was so excited to see the honey come out right out of my hive and be able to taste immediately!

    I don’t remember what I yielded but it was awesome!
    I only got the one harvest but I had quite a few friends come and witness this incredible event.

    Ross
    Wisconsin, USA

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    This is quite an innovation. We will offer our support for this exciting project in any way that we can. Nicholas Mortimer.

    Australian National University (ANU) Apiculture Society

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    Hello Flow crew,
    Just thought I’d let you know we harvested from our Flow for the first time down here in Apollo Bay in Southern Victoria and even though we’ve seen all the videos, we were still gobsmacked when the honey just came pouring out into our jar!

    We got around 10kg after just a month of them using it (getting ready to shut it down for winter) and are enjoying giving away jars to friends. What an amazing innovation – the kids and I harvested in shorts and thongs… here are some pics! 

    Nicola
    Victoria, Australia

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to totally revolutionise an industry. And, yes, I want a Flow Hive!

    Peter Dawson
    P J Dawson & Associates, business development, Australia and Asia. Author of "Creative Capital"

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    It has been really exciting to be included in the first automatic honey-harvesting device in history. I am really proud of what the Andersons have achieved. Cedar gave me the first jar of honey ever harvested in this way and it is still in my pantry, too precious to be eaten. Congratulations, you two.

    Ric Richardson
    Australia's most successful inventor

  • Honey on tap from your own beehive

    F%#$! That's the Holy Grail of beekeeping. 

    Murray Arkadieff

    Farmgate Honey – commercial apiary, Australia

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beekeepers

"There has to be a better way!"

Many years ago, I went down to one of my beehives, which I knew was a pretty wild hive. It was getting on towards evening and a bit of a grey day, so not the best time for beekeeping!

So I put on the bee veil my grandma made me and pressed the gaffer tape back on the mesh that covered the rips in it. Then I put on my glove, (I couldn’t find the second one). I fired up the smoker and blew plenty of smoke into the hive.

When I opened the lid my suspicions were confirmed. The bees weren’t happy about being disturbed. I pulled my sleeve over my gloveless hand, blew some more smoke into the hive, and pulled some nice frames of honey out.

The hive was packed with bees and it was near impossible to get the honey out without squashing lots of them. I really don’t like squashing bees!  

They don't like it either and the bees became grumpier and started to sting me through my beekeeper suit.

I put the hive back together as quickly as I could, squashing more bees as the lid went on and ended up running away across the field, thinking, "There has to be a better way!" 

So, my Dad Stuart and I set to work on a decade long task of inventing the beekeeper's dream.

We are so happy to say that now you can harvest the honey with virtually no disturbance to the bees. It's a dream come true for us and we are actually quite surprised ourselves at just how well our Flow Frames work.

After a decade of work, it's so exciting to be finally bringing our Flow hive invention to the world. You can now buy Flow Hives in our shop, join our online community in the Forum, watch awesome videos and read our FAQ pages.

– Cedar Anderson