Our Story

John Van Alten

Owner, President & Master Beekeeper

Dutchman's Gold takes great pride in our 100% pure, natural, non-pasteurized, Kosher, Premium Canadian Honey, offering several varieties from various floral sources. We are family owned and operated, founded in 1981 by the Van Alten. Starting a sweet tradition with 300 hives, we have grown to now tend 1,500 hives and some 80 million honey bees! Being a Canadian business we strive for excellence in being your local source for pure honey, maple syrup, and beeswax products supplying the greater Ontario regions.


Dec. 2013
National Post Blind Taste Test- Dutchman's Gold Winner

Dec. 2012
Fred Rathje Award Winner - John Van Alten