Selling like crazy

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by Yankee11, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. Yankee11

    Yankee11 New Member

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    We have sold 13 dozen (156) of these Muth jars. Got orders for 84 bottles today. Man what a rush. Folks are buying them to give as gifts.

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    I am sealing the tops with beeswax.

    With the price I am getting, I am getting right at 80.00 a gallon for the honey.
     
  2. pistolpete

    pistolpete New Member

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    That's an awesome looking product. Made with love. Certainly does not seem to be hard to sell honey. I only had a surplus of about 100 Lbs this year and that sold out the day after we extracted it.
     

  3. PerryBee

    PerryBee New Member

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    :coolphotos:
    I haven't seen too many products that are packed as attractively as that Yankee 11. :thumbsup:
    A question or 2 if I may. What size jars are those, and I see that it looks like you have used beeswax and cork combined to seal the jars, how does that happen?
     
  4. Yankee11

    Yankee11 New Member

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    They are Muth jars.The glass is etched on the front with a bee skep and it says Pure Honey.

    I have 8 ounce and 16 ounce sizes. They come with the corks. I fill with honey, insert corks. I then put a piece of painters tape on top of cork and trim around
    the the edge of cork. Then I have a small pot of melted wax. I turn jar upside down and dip in wax, let cool then dip again. Usually about 3 dips. Then I remove
    tape from the top of the cork.


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  5. blueblood

    blueblood New Member

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    Yeap, they look great!
     
  6. tecumseh

    tecumseh New Member

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    nice looking product (both the glass and the honey) and I would suspect the bee wax seal also gives it some authenticity. it always seem to me there was a seasonal punch in demand from Thanksgiving to Christmas for any size or jar that was a nice gift size. $80 per gallon.... man you got braggin' rights on the marketing*.... and more the power to ya' in that regards.

    *having been somewhat a 'geek' in that corner of the world at one time my hat always goes off to anyone who actively test the assumption about what folks will pay for any given product.