Raw Organic Fir Honey
Limited Edition Organic Fir Honey from Mount Mainalo, Peloponnese, Greece
Organic Fir Honey is harvested every three years from the honeydew left behind by aphids that extract and feed on the sap of the fir tree.
Our Award-winning Limited-Edition Organic Fir Honey is harvested in the Menalon mountains (Peloponnese region). Much care is taken in harvesting this rare honey with organic and sustainable farming practices to maintain balance within this unique ecosystem.
Extraordinary flavor and aroma, and thick caramel-like texture and pearlescent luster make this a world-class honey.
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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.
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 is one of the most nutritional, natural foods, filled with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It contains anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-fungal substances and has also been used for centuries as a treatment for sore throats and coughs, minor burns, cuts, and other bacterial infections.
Studies show that honey is one of the easiest foods to digest and is known for its cancer-fighting properties (rich in phenolic compounds) and also aids in the prevention of osteoporosis.
The honey from Greece is considered to be some of the finest on a global scale due to the unlimited summer sun, the biodiversity of the Greek countryside plus the rich variety of Greek flora, which includes over 850 species found nowhere else in the world. Scientists and botanists consider Greece a country with the richest flora in the Mediterranean basin, (more than 7,500 different species of herbs, plants, wildflowers, and trees).
Greek honey is richer in aromatic substances, compared to other honey produced in other countries, have less humidity, and are consequently denser and richer.
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.
100% Premium, Organic Raw Honey from Fir tree
Spread over bread, toast or crackers and enjoy as a snack. Drink with your Herbal Tea and drizzle over desserts, ice-creams or even walnut cake. Ideal to serve with a cheese platter (Brie, Gorgonzola), nuts (pistachios), and sundried fruit.