Want to reduce your plastic waste? Hanna’s Bee Wraps are the perfect all natural wraps to wrap your sandwiches in, to cover bowls or to wrap cut cheese, vegetables, fruit, .. in! Hanna’s Bee-wraps are reusable food wraps made in Cork using 100% Cotton material, beeswax from her own beehives, organic Jojoba oil and pine resin.
I recently bought a sandwich wrapper myself and loving it so much!
Originally from a small island on the west coast of Sweden, I came to Ireland in 2001 intent on staying for a month or so. Umpteenth years later, with a man, a child on the way, two dogs, my own successful dressmaking business, and a large and very productive garden in East Cork – I developed a new passion. Bees, Bees and more Bees. I soon discovered that beekeeping is truly addictive, and enormously rewarding. One thing led to another, and after a few years beekeeping I found myself looking at several blocks of wonderfully fragrant light yellow Beeswax that had accumulated in the beekeeping shed. (Yes, girls have sheds too!) Not wanting it to go to waste, selling it for peanuts or making candles I decided to do the best thing I could think of: Bee-Wraps. A perfect combination of my work as a dressmaker, an obsession for beautiful, natural fabrics and beekeeping, fuelled by an ever increasing awareness of the wastefulness of single use plastics.
Hanna’s Bee-Wraps are reusable food wraps made from cotton fabric, Beeswax from my own hives, Organic Jojoba oil and Pine resin. The Bee-wrap is used instead of single use plastic to keep food fresh. Fold the Bee-wrap around a fruit, vegetables, cheese, sandwiches, bowl or other food and gently heat with your hands to seal. You can also fold your Bee-wrap into pouches, cones and boxes to store various foods. The Bee-Wraps can be cleaned with lukewarm water and soap and hang to dry, and should be refreshed and pasteurised every few months by placing on baking paper in the oven for a few minutes at 70-100 degrees. The Bee-Wrap should not be used with hot food, raw meat or in the microwave. With good care and regular use, you can expect the Bee-Wrap to last for up to a year. When you need to replace it, you could put your Bee-wrap in the compost or cut into strips and use as a fire starter.