The "Bartnik" Ltd. is located in the ancient city Izjaslav, that is in the picturesque Volyn-Podolsk Upland.
Company's history began with the establishment of private enterprise "Bartnik" in 1996. The афьшдн company, consisting of 4 persons Pankovsky, was established for the purpose of buckwheat honey harvesting and export for one of the packaging institutions of the Republic of Poland. The determining factor of the family’s firm have always been quality and integrity in dealing with suppliers of raw materials. Following these principles over the years has made it possible to gain authority and respect in all regions of Ukrainian beekeepers, to open up markets in the USA and Canada, the Middle East and the EU.
In 1999 in order to attract foreign investments and package the bee products of high quality, the "Bartnik" Private Person was reorganized into a joint Ukrainian-Polish venture - the "Bartnik" Ltd.
The company was virtually at the source of beekeeping export renovation in Ukraine after the Soviet Union disintegration. Following the principle of "quality above all ", great volume of works was conducted to popularize Ukrainian bee products in the world market and increase the export of the latter. The " Bartnik " Ltd. is today one of the leading exporters of bee products and bee queens of Ukraine. The company employs about 70 workers. Certified laboratories of the " Bartnik " Ltd. are equipped with the most modern quality control equipment of the USA and China, Germany and the UK. More than 10 countries worldwide are supplied with the company’s products. The logo of the " Bartnik " Ltd. represents the highest level of quality. The "Bartnik " honey is presented at stores in the USA, Canada, Russia, Poland, Germany, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and other countries. The company’s high-tech manufacturing activity is certified by the certificate of conformity, the certificates "Living Planet " and the ORGANIK. The company has implemented a system of food safety in accordance with the Ukrainian standards and ISO 22000:2007. The company is under the supervision of veterinary and public health service. The described above factors make it possible for the end user to get highly useful, safe and delicious honey, being confident in its highest quality.
The "Bartnik" Ltd. gives information and consultation service in the beekeeping field, and it is aimed at developing beekeeping in Ukraine. The department for production of modern hives from polystyrene was created for this purpose, that are in demand among the first-time beekeepers and real experts in the beekeeping sphere.
Thanks to the work experience of the "Bartnik" Ltd., such monohoney as lime flower, acacia, buckwheat, motley grass, sunflower, phacelia, esparcet and others have became available in distribution networks of Ukraine for true honey experts. Exclusive products of "Bartnik" Ltd. are a mixture of honey apiproducts: "Natural honey with ambrosia", " Natural honey with bee-bread," " Natural honey with propolis", " Natural honey from bee royal jelly." Honey and bee products, created by the Nature and "God's insects" contain over 300 different nutrients: carbohydrates, organic acids and their salts, vitamins, over 30 microelements, that can be used as a valuable medical product that has a wide range of therapeutic effects.
The main principles of the company are supporting local producers, promoting Ukrainian bee products in the domestic and global markets, guaranteeing the high quality of the products.
In order to ensure the proper quality of products the production laboratory operates at the Ltd "Bartnik". The laboratory is certified by the State enterprise Khmelnytskyi research and development centre of standardization, metrology and certification (Certificate of Attestation interim standard № 18-054Х-14 of November 25, 2014). The laboratory of the company is one of the few in Ukraine. It was created keeping up Ukrainian and European requirements.
The laboratory "Bartnik" conducts a number of physical-chemical studies and analysis of the content of residual quantities of antibiotics in honey to comply with the national standard of Ukraine DSTU (National Standards of Ukraine) 4497: 2005. We test the products three times. At the first stage laboratory conducts the study of honey test samples obtained from beekeepers. The second stage is the entrance control of honey entering the enterprise. At the final stage, the laboratory checks ready for shipment products in consumer and industrial containers. The enterprise has implemented the food safety of management system (FSMS), according to ISO 22 000: 2007, which allows to produce quality product and to control risks at each stage of production. The FSMS allows identifying the products from beekeeper to consumer and from consumer to beekeeper.
The Bartnik Company is one of the largest exporters of honey to different countries of the world. Therefore, in addition to the State standard requirements, the company complies with the requirements of the importing country buyer.
Every year the range of investigative antibiotics expands. Currently, the laboratory can identify nine groups of antibiotics.
To ensure the high-quality products output, the laboratory is equipped with a complete set of devices with high sensitivity, uses reliable methods and experience of foreign laboratories