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Honey-B-Gone, 227ml or 450ml

Honey-B-Gone, 227ml or 450ml


Product Code: M7455


Introducing Honey-B-Gone - a breakthrough in honey removal that’s efficient and kind to your bees.

227ml (8oz) come with pump sprayer and 450ml (16oz) comes with trigger sprayer.

How to use:

Using fume pads or a fume board spray Honey-B-Gone evenly in a zig zag pattern onto the absorbent surface ensuring the liquid reaches the edges. Place the soaked pads on top of the frames you wish to clear. Supers should be cleared in 10 minutes. The more product that is used the faster the bees clear the boxes beneath.  Repeat as required. Best results will be obtained on a warm day when the vapours will evaporate more quickly.

Here are some unique selling points for Honey-B-Gone bee repellent:

1. Efficient and Fast: Honey-B-Gone quickly clears bees from honey supers, allowing beekeepers to harvest honey efficiently. Its fast-acting formula ensures that beekeeping tasks are completed swiftly without lengthy waiting periods.

2. Natural Ingredients: Made from natural oils, Honey-B-Gone is both safe for bees and the environment. It avoids the harsh chemicals found in some other repellents, making it a more eco-friendly option for beekeepers.

3. Pleasant Smell: Unlike many other bee repellents that have strong, unpleasant odours, Honey-B-Gone has a pleasant almond or cherry-like scent, making the honey extraction process more enjoyable for beekeepers.

4. Versatile Application: Honey-B-Gone can be used with various tools like fume boards and smokers, providing flexibility in how beekeepers manage their bees during honey extraction. These points highlight the efficiency, safety, and community support associated with Honey-B-Gone, making it a compelling choice for beekeepers looking for an effective and humane bee repellent.

5. Positive User Feedback: Many beekeepers have shared positive experiences with Honey-B-Gone, highlighting its consistent performance across different conditions. Unlike some competitors that may lose efficiency over time or under specific weather conditions, Honey-B-Gone has been praised for its reliability and consistent results in driving bees out of honey supers.

6. Reduced Bee Stress and Safety: Honey-B-Gone minimizes stress on bees, a critical aspect for maintaining hive health. Some products, such as those containing butyric acid, can be harsher and cause more distress to the bees, potentially affecting hive productivity. Honey-B-Gone’s gentler approach helps maintain the bees’ well-being while still achieving effective bee removal.




Standard UK delivery is FREE on all on-line orders over £100 (including VAT) and all telephone and postal orders over £200 (including VAT).  Excluding glass jars, fondant, syrup, some large hives and some pieces of extraction equipment.

Glass Jars are sent at the consignees own risk. We regret neither ourselves or the carrier will take responsibility for breakages.

It's also free for orders of any value if you opt to collect from one of our branches (some items do not apply). This is subject to availability.

There may be an additional carriage charge for some heavy and bulky items to Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and islands, Isle of Man and off-shore islands.

Products may be sent out from multiple locations and therefore may arrive separately, but you won't incur additional delivery charges as a result.

Orders are sent out as quickly as possible but there may be occasional delays during the busy season or if an item is out of stock.  We will contact you if there is expected to be a significant delay with your order. 

Although we try to send out complete orders there will be occasions when some items are out of stock.  In these instances we may send your order in several parts.  You will not incur additional delivery charges as a result.

If you'd like to have items sent to separate UK addresses, please complete a separate order for each address. A separate delivery charge will be made for each address if applicable.


Orders weighing less than 2kg are sent standard 2nd class Royal Mail.  If you would like your order sent 1st class then please contact us for a quote or choose 1st class in the delivery options.

All orders weighing over 2kg are sent via carrier.  We use Parcel Force and FedEx for UK and international parcels.  We may also send large orders via a pallet service.

On receipt of your order, please check the goods thoroughly. Ensure any consignment note from the carrier is clearly marked ‘unexamined’ – deleting the words ‘in good condition’.  We regret we cannot replace any damaged goods unless this has been done.  Shortages and breakages must be advised within 10 days of delivery.

If there is a problem with the carrier, please contact us immediately on 01673 858555 or e-mail sales@thorne.co.uk.  Please do not attempt to contact the carrier as we are able to deal with this more quickly and efficiently.

Carriers may leave parcels in a safe place at our instruction.  If you do have a safe place the parcel can be left or a neighbour that will accept the parcel then please tell us when you place your order.

Orders will be sent to the billing address unless an alternative delivery address is specified.


Queens are sent on a 1st class Royal Mail.  Queens are sent in a travelling cage with several attendants, candy and full introduction instructions.

Our Queens are British Hybrids and are extremely balanced, user friendly bees.  They are all mated but not clipped or marked.


Our bees are sold in a travelling box in a six frame nucleus.  These can be collected from either our head office at Rand, Thornes of Windsor, Thornes of Stockbridge or Thornes of Devon.  Bees are pre-ordered and a non-refundable deposit taken.  We will contact you when your bees are ready for collection.

All our bees are sourced from reputable breeders in England. 

Collection Only

Due to the nature of some of our products, certain items are collection only.  These include Acetic acid and six frame nuclei.

Returns and Refunds

All our products are guaranteed for 12 months.  Konigin extractors have a four year warranty.

Goods may be returned to us for a full refund or exchange within 28 days providing they are undamaged and we receive proof of purchase.  Goods that may have been ordered as a gift can also be exchanged for Thorne vouchers if the product is not required.

Goods can be returned to our head office at Rand or to any of our branches.

We cannot refund or exchange personalised labels unless they have been incorrectly supplied. 

We cannot accept returns or refunds on AVM-GSL medicines (MAQS, Apivar, Apilife Var, Apiguard, Apistan, Api-bioxal, Oxybee).  These medicines can only be refunded if they were sent in error or damaged in transit.

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