Greek Pine Honey with Mastic
Greek Pine Honey with Mastic plant tears
Originating from the small island of Arkoi, in the middle of the Aegean Sea, where bees are working every day to produce unique nectar from the local Pine trees. This secluded natural treasure has been preserved and untouched throughout the centuries, remaining pure and unaffected by modern malpractices.
Arkoi is known for its crystal blue waters and the hard-working handful permanent residents, being the guardians of the island treasures, ambassadors of its rare quality, and continued ancient old traditions.
Mastic is gathered from mastic trees only found in Chios island, in the North-Eastern Aegean Sea. This plant known for its multiple health properties pairs perfectly with the tones and aromas of the pine nectar.
The combination yields a culinary delight, unveiling a world of sensations, with its cedar-like flavor of mastic, mild spiciness, and reviving scent reminiscent of summer aromas.
Enjoy its multiple benefits, such as anti-oxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory properties, and shield your immune and gut systems while enjoying this celebrated and protected denomination of origin (PDO) masterpiece!
100% Natural – Raw – Unfiltered – Non-GMO - Vegetarian - No artificial flavors-colorings-additives
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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 main reasons any honey from Greece is considered premium quality on a global scale, are 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% raw & unfiltered wild Pine honey from Arkoi island in Aegean Sea mixed with Mastic plant tears.
Spread over bread, toast or crackers and enjoy as a snack. Drink with your Herbal Tea and drizzle over desserts, dark chocolate cakes, ice-creams or even walnut cake. Ideal to serve with a sharp cheese or aged cheese platter, nuts (almonds, pistachios), and sundried fruit. It's distinct and unmatched flavor will deliver an unforgettable experience!