CERTIFICATES

Here you can find our certificates

DEMETER CERTIFICATION

Hikiän is the first Finnish honey producer to receive the Demeter certification (in conversion), and thus at the moment the only one that produces biodynamic honey in Finland (2021).

Demeter is the brand for products from biodynamic agriculture. Only strictly controlled and contractually bound partners are permitted to use the brand. A comprehensive verification process ensures strict compliance with the International Demeter Biodynamic Standard, as well as applicable organic regulations in the various countries; without a gap, through every step, from agricultural production to processing and final product packaging.

A beekeeper may be granted Demeter certification if the beekeeper is able to demonstrate sufficient suitability for biodynamic production and the quality requirements for honey in accordance with the Demeter standards are fulfilled.

In Finland, the Demeter brand is administered by the Biodynamic Association.

HALAL CERTIFICATION

Halal Certification was admitted to Hikiän Raw Honey by The Islamic Society of Finland. Certification was signed by Imam Mohamad Anas Hajjar. Hikiän applied Halal Certification to certify production methods and add more knowledge to customers about Hikiän products. Certification will be valuable for customers who wants to be sure that production is following Halal Certificated methods. Halal Certification was added to the website. It will also be noticed in Hikiän Social media channels.

Hikiän is located in Finland and the main industry is bee related products such as honey and propolis. Currently the company is trading Hikiän products worldwide and main customers are located in Hong Kong, Malesia, UAE and Taiwan.

Laboratory tests results

Hikiän Raw Honey is 100% free from pesticides and GMO! Hikiän Raw Honey laboratory tests results were released by QSI – Laboratory for Food and Pharmaceutical Analytics (Bremen, Germany).

Hikiän have run large laboratory tests for Hikiän Raw Honey and Hikiän Propolis products. Company decided to invest in laboratory tests to get even more detailed information about Hikiän products. Hikiän's aim was to find out how special beekeeping methods such as keeping the bee hives in remote forests is affecting to honey and propolis extract.

Laboratory tests showed that Hikiän Raw Honey is 100% free from pesticides and GMO. The result was not surprising for the company itself as they have been aiming for this all the time when planning the bee farms location. Marketing director Kiia Hynnä comments the results: ”We at Hikiän have been more than delighted that beekeeping methods are working in the way we have planned. The results are exactly what we were hoping to achieve and we believe that this is what our customers are looking for.”

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