The honee is made by Herbivore, a husband-and-wife team in Cape Town that also supplies Woolworths with kale chips, mushroom biltong, and date balls.

Finding an alternative to honey, which is essentially bee spit, was next on the agenda, said Grantham.

“Honey is essentially a food source for the bees,” said Grantham. “The population of bees is declining and yet the demand for honey is going up we’re giving people an alternative.”