Welcome to Simply Bee…

The story of Simply Bee is intertwined with family history.

It all started with our dad, Derick Hugo who had been a passionate hobbyist beekeeper since 1954. Upon his retirement Derick and Marie Hugo returned to Hopefield in 1994 and transformed their beekeeping hobby into a business.

In 2008 the next generation became involved with Pierre and Helena van der Westhuizen continuing with the proud family legacy.   Due to her having a sensitive skin herself, Helena set out to develop an all-natural range of beeswax products, using only the raw materials from their own hives. The main aim was to create a range free from harmful chemicals, synthetic fragrances and parabens, making it both safe and environmentally friendly.

Simply Bee started off with only 5 products in our range back then and, due to public demand, it has expanded to an over 50 product-range.

Our product range now proudly includes: Hand & Body Products, Facial Skin care range, Baby Products,  Men’s products, Hair products, Soaps & Candles, Ointments and Balms, Propolis Products, Polishes and Gift Pack combinations.

Please browse through our site to learn more about our Responsible beekeeping traditions and practices and to explore our online store.

Read here more about our responsible tourism and bee-keeping practices.

We also list our country wide stockists and other online stores.

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