About Company

biomedus_par_mums.jpgThe organic farming company of KALNA SMĪDES 1 is located in the Drabesi Parish of Amata district – in the direct proximity of the Gauja National Park (GNP), on both banks of Amata river – about 80km from Riga

We are a family-run company with over 25 years of experience. Our 300 bee swarms produce honey from the trees and shrubs blossoming in GNP as well as from the locally grown specific nectar-plants – buckwheat, sweet clover and scorpion weed spanning over an area of 150 ha. Our bee swarm management  technology (4 mobile pavilions with the capacity of storing from 12 to 30 bee swarms each) allows us to move the bee hives promptly to various pastures, thus ensuring an efficient use of natural and cultivated nectar-plant resources and varied range of products.

It enables us to offer our customers:

A unique buckwheat – sweet clover blossom variety of honey
High value forest blossoms’ honey
An exclusive creamy variety of honey with a soft and supple texture accompanied by a mild and pleasant taste
Honeycomb honey
Candles and Figures in bee wax
Organically active bee-keeping products

Our honey:

Features unique geographic origin – it is natural, soothing and dietary
Certified in accordance with the requirements of the ES Organic farming regulation 2091/91 (Certificate No. 55/05); ES organic farming symbol is used in our product marking
We train farmers in management of an environmentally sustainable farming, conduct research in agronomy, bee-keeping and organic farming, as well as we provide rural tourism in association with LAUKU CELOTĀJS /Detailed information in the non-conventional tourism guide LAUKU LABUMI/.
Our produce has become highly popular among the local consumers in Latvia. It is further supported by the public opinion on the marketability of our products
A Certificate by RIMI Baltija in the nomination of “Fastest growing supplier of 2000”;
12th Latvian National Economy exhibition  - 2nd Grade certificate in the nomination of “Choose Latvian product”” and silver medal in the contest on the HEALTHIEST HONEY IN LATVIA in 2001
Nomination in BIG APPRECIATION in the contest of “Marketability of organically produced goods in a tidy farm” in 2002
Highest evaluation in the nomination of HIGH VALUE HONEY in the contest on Commercial Honey hosted by the Latvian Merchants’ Association in 2004
MOST DISTINCT LATVIAN HONEY 2007 – For the creamy honey variety during the festivities of Sigulda 800

Owner of the farm – Jānis Sietiņsons



Cinnamon in honey10.01.2015

New product in our line for beauty  and health “Cinnamon in honey” ...

Chocolate in Honey22.10.2012

For the first time in Latvia – a mix of the honey’s sweetness and bitterness of dark chocolate – a new adventure for...


I could not agree more with your slogan – “More than honey”. The various nuts covered in honey are indeed more than a honey itself and even more than honey in nuts. It is perhaps the National park of Gauja taking care of the rest. Tasty indeed.



“Kalna Smīdes”, Drabeši Parish, Amata Region, LV-4101
Phone: +371 26435206
E-mail: mellifera@intercom.lv

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