Australian Honey Products Pty Ltd has won the prestigious Prime Super Business Achievement Award at the 2019 Community Achievement Awards and was presented onstage by Chris Pole, Regional Manager – Tasmania,
Prime Super. With over 250 nominations, Australian Honey Products Pty Ltd won the Award from a strong field of community contributors.
The winners were announced on Friday 22nd November at Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, hosted by Peter Murphy, News Presenter, 7 Tasmania.
Over 400 guests gathered from across the State to celebrate Tasmania’s high achievers.
Australian Honey Products Pty Ltd of Launceston is passionate about the honey business. They are a family owned supplier of honey products to Australian and international markets. Owner and Master Beekeeper Lindsay Bourke returned to beekeeping at the age of 60 with only 90 hives. Since then, it has grown to over 4,000 hives, making them the largest honey producer in Tasmania. In 2015, they obtained a government grant to build a new processing facility. Part of the grant was to start a Trainee Beekeeper Program in partnership with TAFE Tasmania. They won 2016 National Agribusiness Exporter of the Year. In 2018, their total export sales exceed $800,000.