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Its Sugar Awareness Week and here at Hilltop HQ we’re up for the five day challenge… are you? Can you go five days without sugar? Five whole days? Of course you can! Here are our top tips for making it through, along with a few reasons why it’s a challenge we all should embrace in 2022. PLUS, we’re sharing five really simple swaps you can make this week too- and who knows, maybe you can make it a little longer than five days?!

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Thinking it’s time to head back to the gym, or maybe it’s your New Years resolution to go more often? Planning on getting your healthy lifestyle back on track?

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Honey/cheese pairing on a cheesboard

Christmas has come once again and that means cheeseboards! But, why does cheese have anything to do with honey?

Well, although honey is not something you would normally associate with cheese, combining the sweetness of honey with the saltiness of cheese is just mouthwatering. The best way to be blown away by this mix is to try a variety of cheeses with a variety of our honeys. The honey brings out the different flavours in cheese that you don’t experience when you eat cheese on it’s own.

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Fast growth 50 - Hilltop bees headquarters

The team here at Hilltop HQ are donning our party hats today and- yes- we’re literally buzzing with excitement!

We’re so incredibly proud to announce that we’ve made it into the top 20 of Wales’ fastest growing companies, as part of their Fast Growth 50 list! As you can imagine, we’re over the moon to find ourselves at number 15 on the list- and it really is all down to the amazing Hilltop team that works so hard, our amazing bees and, of course, YOU! Thank you!

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Sustainable gifting ideas

It’s that time of year again, isn’t it? Some of you may be happily humming along to Christmas songs in the supermarkets, some may be eagerly awaiting the Christmas lights switch on… and let’s face it, some of you may be completely burying your heads in the sand!! Black Friday is usually the starting point for many of us- so whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying it any more. It’s time to think about Christmas shopping.

Forget white- this year, we’d love more of us to take on the challenge to make it a green Christmas. Consider this your very quick guide to sustainable gifting.

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Honey remedy for cold

Regular readers and customers will agree- that to say we’re HUGE fans of honey here at Hilltop HQ is more than a little bit of an understatement! But did you know it’s not just the super sweet deliciousness that has us buzzing with excitement? Of course, there’s nothing we enjoy more than a slice of thick toast slathered in honey (yum!), but our precious bees actually provide us with a lot more than just food. Honey has been used in natural medicine for centuries now- so we thought we’d share a little more about its super powers. Here are just two ways to use honey as a natural remedy… let us know if you try it too!

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