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Worker B Expands to Beeswax Candle Production

| 4/10/2014 10:19:00 AM

Beeswax pillar candle

Worker B adds to their growing collection of honeybee inspired products with new hexagonal pillar candles. These candles are hand-poured using sustainably sourced 100% pure beeswax with all-cotton wicks. A three-person company centered in Minneapolis, Worker B found their start with local beekeepers and community-based farming.

"Beeswax candles have long been admired for their clean bright flame, soft honey aroma, and exceptional burn time," said Michael Sedlacek, co-owner and founding member of Worker B. "We partner directly with chemical free beekeepers to find the cleanest beeswax and raw honey on the market.” 

Honeybees generate wax scales from four pairs of abdominal glands. Collectively, worker bees produce 500,000 wax scales, consume eight pounds of honey, and fly 150,000 miles to create one pound of beeswax. The Worker B candles contain 20 ounces of beeswax, with a burn time of over 70 hours. A letterpress printed and laser cut paper sleeve completes the package.

Worker B ingredients come direct from the hive, forming the base for their Skincare, Candle and Varietal Raw Honey collections. Worker B performs all aspects of their business from product concept to formulation, from production to fulfillment.  Now in their fourth year, Worker B still maintains a series of their own beehives and continues their hands-on approach to ingredient sourcing that sets them apart from traditional skincare and lifestyle brands.

Worker B products are available at select retailers and online.

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