The effort, perseverance and a tradition that involves the last four generations of the Redondo family have been the keys for more than a century so that MAES HONEY has gone from being a family business to one of the most important beekeeping producers in Spain that works to take care of the naturalness of the honey.
Redondo Family Chronology
The beginnings: The Redondo family started beekeeping with great-grandfather César, buying his first 10 hives.
Honey as barter: Due to the war, honey is used as barter currency
The family increases their hives and makes beekeeping their profession.
La Familia expands the number of hives to 1,000 industrial hives and abandons cork hives
They begin to carry out beekeeping transhumance with trips to Extremadura to collect Eucalyptus pollen and honey.
Buy-Sell: Cecilio begins to trade in bulk honey
The Redondo family reaches 2,000 hives
They build the first warehouse in Aldeatejada and leave Valero, improving its geographical position
Cecilio creates his first artisanal honey packaging company.
Jump to honey packaging industry: They install the first pasteurization plant and make the jump to honey packaging industry.
Starts selling honey in Germany, the company's first export
The sale and export of honey is expanded throughout Europe.
CONEXCAL – Consortium to sell in Arab countries
New packaging plant: Construction begins on the new honey packaging plant with 7,600 m2
An innovative cold honey processing system is installed.
Quality certifications are obtained – IFS / BRC / FDA
Packaging lines are expanded to increase production of the 1 kg glass honey jar
Name change to Maes Honey
3 new PET packaging formats, with anti-drip system.
We installed the processing and packaging plant to market Monofloral and Cream honeys
2 high-production automatic PET packaging lines are assembled
We expanded the factory by 50%, with a total of 15,000 m2
Get to know our products
They are selected products and careful in their preparation. In addition, our products are subject to rigorous and strict quality control, making MAES HONEY the Spanish company with the highest certifications such as BRC, IFS, Kosher, FDA and Halal.