Luca Finocchio beekeeping company was founded and developed on the Monte Pallano slopes,
in the enchanting village of Tornareccio.
The company begins its activity in the 70’s, when Aquilino Finocchio decided to take up his
grandfather’s business idea. He began the production with only 35 hives. This passion was soon
handed down to his son Luca: since that day, beekeeping became his own life.
Bees have been our life for fifty years now. We know bees very well, we keep them, we move them
across Italy in search of the richest blooms. Apicoltura Luca Finocchio’s honeys and products come
directly on your tables from unpolluted nectar of plants and flowers thanks to a strong collaboration
between nature and a hard-working and close-knit family.
After fifty years, the same passion have moulded an innovative and technologically advanced
company. Apicoltura Luca Finocchio is today able to move its one thousand two hundred hives with 60 million
bees with the nomadism technique – producing up to fifteen single-flower honeys– and extracts
and pours top quality honey with mechanized systems. Our exceptional quality received in the last
years a string of awards during the most prestigious competitions (sofi award in New York, platinum gold silver medalsa Singapore Londra e Bruxelles) and is today appreciated in Italy
“To produce a quality honey, it is essential the care given to details. Tornareccio is the city of mosaics and making honey is like making a mosaic: if even a small piece is wrong, everything could be damaged. But attention to details is not sufficient, right expertise and great passion are also needed: bees mean the world to me and I am very happy with my job!”
The company mission lies in the development of a niche product pursued by researching the excellence and this results in a daily challenge going through continuous attention to the many factors affecting the productivity of the hives: firstly, the climatic conditions, the careful selection of the location of beehives, then the right level of humidity, the respect of the natural time regarding, for example, the honey maturation in the combs, the continuous monitoring of the production, and finally the production process, from the removals of the supers to the labelling of the final product, is monitored and controlled through the application of the standards established by the HACCP control system and the international BRC IFS certifications.