at Global Patties
In 2007, Global opened a
plant at Butte Montana to serve the US. The result has
been cost savings that were passed on to beekeepers in the US, along
with quicker and easier delivery. Canadian production continues at
Worldwide increases in agricultural
products have resulted in increased
costs for yeast, soy and sugar, which has resulted in some price
but hopefully prices will moderate, and as they do, savings will
be passed on to our customers.
Global has discontinued production of plain
yeast/sugar patties (no pollen), and
at both plants due to almost no demand for them. (You can still
In the US, Standard BeePro®
patties have been
discontinued due to lack of demand. We will still make
them on request.
In Canada, after a trial period,
patties proved to be unpopular due to high cost and are now
discontinued. We will still make them on request.
Any special or custom
formula can still be made by request, using any material you request or
supply if we are given adequate
In both countries our regular low-cost
patties (see note) -- with and without pollen -- continue to be
extremely popular with beekeepers due to their effectiveness and low
cost. New warehouses are being added around the continent (see
map) and many of the largest
beekeepers are now feeding Global patties on a regular basis.
Note: You can make these patties
yourself, and some people do. The formula is not secret. It is
here. Most people don't bother, though, because our price is
so low, our quality is consistent and our ingredients are fresh. We'll
be happy to sell you the proper yeast, soy and pollen, however --, or
fill your containers with bulk supplement if you like.