Promoting honey bee health around the world.
Dedicated to Honey Bee and Animal Health
NOD Apiary Products Ltd. is a Canadian company formed in 1997 by beekeepers in Canada. Honey bee and animal health is our focus. The founders at NOD saw formic acid as the active ingredient most likely to be developed into a practical, sustainable miticide for the beekeeping industry. Properly formulated, it could control varroa, tracheal and tropilaelaps mites, protect the image of honey as a wholesome food, and leave no residues in the hive components.
Driving Apiculture Forward
NOD Apiary Products Ltd. continues to aid the developing apiculture industry by producing organic and sustainable honey bee health products. Formic Pro and Mite Away Quick Strips (MAQS Beehive Strips) are formic acid polysaccharide gel strips which, when placed in the brood chamber of a honey bee hive, act as an organic miticide that kills the varroa mite where it reproduces, under the brood cap. Both Formic Pro and MAQS eliminate the risk of residues—so beekeepers can use it safely during the honey flow. Formic Pro and Mite Away Quick Strips (MAQS Beehive Strips) are registered in several countries across Europe, and in Canada, The United States, and New Zealand.
NOD Apiary Products’ Bee Cozy Winter Hive Wraps have been used successfully in the field for over 25 years. By properly preparing honey bees for winter, colonies consume less feed stores and reach maximum health and vigour earlier in the season. Easy to work with, the Bee Cozy ‘slip-on, slip-off’ system saves beekeepers valuable time getting ready for winter.
Healthy Bees. Healthy Planet.
At NOD Apiary Products, our family of companies strive to bring the most sustainable, convenient and effective honey bee and animal health products to the global marketplace.
Extending Our Products Across the Globe
Our global reach at NOD Apiary Products Ltd. continues with operating subsidiaries in the United States, NOD Apiary Products USA Inc., and NOD Apiary Ireland Ltd. in Ireland— servicing Europe and beyond.
NOD Apiary Products was awarded the Ontario Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence, 2006, Innovation Project of the Year, 2008, Agri Business of the Year, 2011, Trailblazer of the Year, 2018, and Business Excellence Award, 2022. Our passion is honey bee health and we are dedicated to environmental stewardship.
NOD CORE VALUES
Furthering sustainable solutions for Honey bee and animal health
Ensuring excellence in our products, manufacturing and customer relations
Supportive coaching on Honey bee and animal health
Cultivating beneficial relationships with environmental and industry stakeholders
Commitment to protecting our employees, contractors and customers
Aligning with nature to maintain personal, environmental, Honey bee and animal health
Working shoulder-to-shoulder with our customers
Continuously striving to conserve and protect the environment and earth’s natural resources
ROI to Shareholders
Following conservative business principles
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Focused on Protecting Honey Bees Together
The NOD Global Family includes NOD Apiary Products Ltd., NOD Apiary Products USA Inc., NOD Apiary Ireland Ltd. Our family is built on the value of partnership. The bonds of partnership emerge and grow from the support and guidance of our company’s shareholders and board members, and fortify the respectful team relationships within the organization in North America, New Zealand and Europe.
We aim to cultivate beneficial relationships with environmental and industry stakeholders. Over the years, we have established trustworthy associations with large commercial beekeepers, sideliners, and hobbyists around the world. We work hard to ensure the partnerships with our customers are founded in service excellence. We are customer service leaders in our industry, and offer guidance, support and education on all matters of honey bee health.
Globally, NOD Apiary Products has established partnerships with researchers at colleges and universities to test our products for efficacy and assess its effect on the reduction of viruses in honey bees. We extend our gratitude and honour all of the researchers we have had the pleasure of learning from and working with over the years. Our success, in part, is due to the care, guidance and support of our many partners around the world, and for that, we are grateful.
Pollinator Stewardship Council
NOD Apiary Products supports the work of The Pollinator Stewardship Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to “raising awareness about the adverse impact of pesticides on pollinators critical to the supply of food and the ecosystem.”
In Europe, NOD and BASF in Germany have been partners in Honey bee health protection since March 2010.
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What beekeepers are saying…
“The product was easy to use and appears to have completely solved my mite problem without unduly upsetting my hive.”
“Good mite control for honey bee hives”
“This product was very effective for my hives. Pay close attention to the directions and you should do well”
“We had 30% more honey because the bees overwintered better.”
- Peter Chorabik, Toronto Bee Rescue
“The best mite control product available.”
“A quick, easy, effective way to kill Varroa in your hives.”
“Get into a regular treatment program twice a year with MAQS and your bees will be as they should be, healthy and thriving.”
“NOD has excellent customer service. I use both the Cozies and MAQS. Keep up the good work. We put on two pads of the Mite Away Quick Strips twice a year in North Dakota, first of may, they all get fed, fat healthy bees handle treatment much better.”
“If I follow the directions on the container, it works really well. Our pallets have a small 4” entrance, only 5/8” high; we need more air volume in there, so we offset the second box by 1/2”. That works wonderful.”
“If I can get away with using a treatment that costs me less than 12% a year, with the good that Formic Acid does for us, I say that is excellent!”
“After we started using your product (Mite Away Quick Strips) our mite counts have gone clear down. We’ve used Apivar for a number of years and they just never seamed to get the mites down, and even when it did, they would spring back up and take advantage of the hive. Last fall we used Apiguard, but it was too much to handle (PPE). Mite Away was applied this spring and it worked! We love the product now. Wished we had used your products before our 600 colony operation crashed. We would be still trucking today”
CAREERS AT NOD
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