Shelley — The Cox’s Honey warehouse is getting a new 1,800 square foot storefront.
Most who have driven down State St. have probably seen the Cox’s Honey Honey Stand. It’s an old building near the south stoplight with a Cox’s Honey sign out front. What some may not know is Cox’s Honey also has a large warehouse at the north end of town, behind Pick Me Up.
Cox’s is now working on expanding that warehouse to include their offices and a new Honey Stand.
“The Honey Stand near the south stoplight, that is all going to move down to the other building,” Cox’s Honey CFO Adam French said.
French said the new Honey Stand will carry more products than just Cox’s Honey, such as high-end Mexican Vanilla, Redmond Real Salt, soaps from a Utah company that uses Cox’s Honey beeswax, and other products that will bring people to their store.
“We’re throwing a whole bunch of ideas around,” French said. “We do a honey root beer. So we’re thinking about doing some honey root beer out of there as well.”
Because the Honey Stand is connected to the packaging warehouse, French said customers will also be able to fill their own honey containers.
As for the old Honey Stand, he said he doesn’t know what will happen with it.
“I know it’s an icon in Shelley. It has been for many years. So we’re still not sure what we’re going to do with it,” French said.
Construction on the expansion is underway. French said they hope it will be completed within the next couple of months.
“We hope to, by Spud Day, to have it open,” He said.