Our Story: Falling in Love with Honey
Paul and Ashley’s passion for honey began many years ago on an adventurous trip into the jungles of Garut in West Java, Indonesia. Along the way, they chanced upon a company of indigenous bee hunters who offered them a taste of fresh, jungle honey. They’ve tasted honey before, but not like this – pure, organic, unadulterated, raw honey, flavoured only by the flowers that the honeybees visit for nectar and pollen. This is what real honey is meant to taste like.
The time spent in the company of these kind and generous bee hunters also opened their eyes to the challenges, difficulties and dangers of the job that brought little income. It was then that they both felt convicted to find a better way to help these hardworking bee hunters make a proper living by bringing this healthy, delicious honey to urban cities and the rest of the world.
The couple returned to Malaysia with a newfound passion to search, source and share the joy of pure honey with the masses, and in so doing, bring positive change to the bee-farmer natives of the land. They learned about the bees, the flowers, the jungles, the weather, and the delicate ecosystem all four elements have to harmoniously thrive in, in order to contribute to the delicious taste, distinct flavours and amber tones of the honey that is harvested.
They trekked deep into jungles and rainforests far and wide in search of the purest, most- flavourful wild honey varieties that nature had to offer. From the nature reserves of Malaysia, to the tropical forests of Indonesia, and even to the most remote of jungles in Thailand. With each visit, their honey expertise grew, along with their respect and appreciation for the brave, hardworking people who harvest it.
Sharing the joy of pure honey, protecting the natural ecosystem of the honeybees, and supporting the bee hunters who risk life and limb for this precious, golden liquid, became their life’s mission. With this in mind, Jungle House was conceived – by a passionate husband-and-wife team that is committed to making the world a better place, as they bring you the gift of 100% pure, natural, raw, organic honey from the jungles of the world, straight to your home.