Organic Pine Honey
The GreekBioStore organic and raw Pine honey comes from the mountains of Peloponnese, in Southern Greece and it's the result of the meticulous work, nurturing the bee population, and respecting their natural environment and balance to our eco-system.
Approximately 60% of all Greek honey produced to this date is pine. Its burgundy color is proof of its richness in minerals, which includes potassium, magnesium, phosphorous & iron. It does not crystallize easily and has the highest percentage of antioxidants of all Greek honey.
In ancient Greek mythology, honey was collected near the cave Ideon Andron in Crete, which nursed Zeus as an infant, where honey and nectar were given to Apollo’s son to help him become immortal. Honey is the first traditional sweetener used by Greeks since antiquity. In fact, honey along with olives and grapes formed the beginnings of Greek gastronomy.
Greek honey has remained a fundamental part of Greek diet and tradition and is still being produced by bees scattered across the country, in remote forests, wild mountains and hillsides, and several remote & uninhabited islands in the Aegean Archipelago.
Greece is known for its unique biodiversity and endemic floral and herbal treasures, close to 6,500 different species of which more than 10% are indigenous. This results in unmatched quality, great taste & robust health benefits, which can only be obtained from our raw, unheated & unfiltered, Non-GMO honey varieties.
Greece has a long history of bee-keeping and there are more beehives per acre in Greece than any other country in Europe, so it comes as no surprise that Greek honey is considered the best in the world. Wide biodiversity of flora combined with the Aegean summer sun is what helps produce this unique golden nectar.
Greek honey is richer in aromatic substances, compared to honey produced in other countries & different parts of the world. It has less moisture absorbed, therefore it is much denser and delivers a thick, robust flavor.
Combine all these facts together and you can start to comprehend why Greek honey has been celebrated for its quality and established in the highest position in the world market.
Studies show that honey is one of the easiest foods to digest and is known for its cancer-fighting properties (rich in phenolic compounds), aids in the prevention of osteoporosis and breast cancer (oestrogenic properties), and contains anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal substances. It’s the only food in the world that has everything you need for your diet.
Honey has been used for thousands of years as a treatment for sore throats and coughs, and according to recent data, it may in fact be more effective than some common medicines. Mixed with lemon juice and consumed slowly, honey coats the throat and alleviates discomfort. Honey can also be used as an effective anti-microbial agent to treat minor burns, cuts, and other bacterial infections.
It is also one of the easiest foods to digest and widely accepted for its cancer-fighting properties (rich in phenolic compounds) plus considered to be aiding in the prevention of osteoporosis.
An affordable choice for every-day use, safeguarding and boosting your immune system, securing precious vitamins and minerals, with an exclusive fir honey variety from Peloponnese in Greece.
You can enjoy as a snack over bread, toast, flax-seed/whole-grain pancakes, or even quick oats. Can drizzle over fresh fruit, gelato, or nuts for an irresistible taste.
You can also combine with your beverages and get all the anti-oxidant benefits from this premium product by enjoying with a herbal tea of your choice.