Artisan Raw Greek Pine Honey - 1kg

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Thomas' raw Greek pine honey is a unique type amongst the tree varieties, and is regarded as one of the best honey varieties available.  It has a strong, sweetly pine aroma with waxy, spiced overtones, similar to cloves or other warm, winter spices.  The flavour starts with a strong sweetness, which comes on very quickly with dark, dry fruit and prominent cooked fig flavour, finishing into a sweetness that lingers at the back of the throat. It would pair particularly well with white, creamy cheeses or a rich vanilla ice cream.

Colour: This particular honey is dark brown when runny, turning a lovely, creamy yellow when crystalised.

Where does the honey come from?: This variety of Greek pine honey comes from Papades, located on the island of Evia. This is a remote place renowned for its pine trees, natural beauty and preserved wilderness.

Pine Honey - Thomas - Agios Konstantinos

Who produces this honey?: This pine variety comes from the family of Thomas, who is planning to take over the family's hives, located in secluded forest glades. Thomas, who works with his family to tend bees and produce raw honey in the mountains of southern central Greece, has great enthusiasm for raw honey and natural hive products.

What about the tree the honey comes from?: The pine tree is part of the conifer family, a resinous evergreen that can grow up to 80 metres in height. They generally live between 100 and 1000 years, sometimes even longer, the oldest one to date was found to be 4900 years old!

Common Uses: Pine honey is particularly good to use in Greek yoghurts, breads and ice cream, but perhaps best is to simply enjoy this delicious prized honey on its own.

Greek pine honey facts: Honey from pine trees has unique attributes - the bees love to feed on the liquid the aphids leave after they burrow into the bark and pine cones drinking the sweet tree sap.

 

Please know that raw honey does crystalise and this is a natural process that occurs mainly due to the natural glucose in raw honey. For more information on why honey sets visit this article and for a more scientific explanation go to wikipedia.

 

About Us - Here at The Raw Honey Shop we take honey very seriously and we believe honey should be RAW, unpasteurised and 100% natural. Since 2008 we€„¢ve been introducing our customers to a whole new world of pure all natural unpasteurised raw honey. With a product catalogue consisting of over 30 different raw and organic honeys we have a variety to suit all tastes. Thank you for visiting our shop and we look forward to introducing you to a world of raw, pure and truly wonderful natural honey, the way the bees would want it!

*Product photo is representative of this product. Honey colour and texture may vary depending on the season and level of crystalization. Please check the product title and description for accurate contents.*

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RD
02 September 2021
Richard
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Honey

Speedy service and delicious product

SC
22 August 2021
Susan
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Favourite

Just love this honey, spoonful straight out of the jar is absolutely sublime. As long as you keep making it, I will keep buying it.

MR
02 August 2021
Maretta
United Kingdom United Kingdom
lovely honey

Mouthwateringly good unfortunately, I eat far too much. I like it on toast, and particularly on my morning porridge. At midnight I like a big spoonful to help me to sleep.

GB
26 July 2021
Gaynor
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Artisan Greek Raw Honey Thomas

Yet another superb honey from Thomas.This honey is beautifully runny and has a fragrant sweetness which is really lovely on the palate. It has a some spice like quality with golden raisin after taste. We love it. Great addition to strawberries and cream.

JO
11 July 2021
Jane
United Kingdom United Kingdom
The most beautiful tasting honey ever

The honey arrived in good time, well packaged and it is the most amazing flavour ever. I choose pine honey as when we go on holiday to Greece and Turkey this is what we have. The flavour took me right back and it’s so good for us too.

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4.9 Based on 75 Reviews
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  • honey
  • league
  • rosemary
  • morning porridge
  • attention
  • sister
  • love
  • Greek
  • spoonful
  • thyme
RD
02 September 2021
Richard
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Honey

Speedy service and delicious product

SC
22 August 2021
Susan
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Favourite

Just love this honey, spoonful straight out of the jar is absolutely sublime. As long as you keep making it, I will keep buying it.

MR
02 August 2021
Maretta
United Kingdom United Kingdom
lovely honey

Mouthwateringly good unfortunately, I eat far too much. I like it on toast, and particularly on my morning porridge. At midnight I like a big spoonful to help me to sleep.

GB
26 July 2021
Gaynor
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Artisan Greek Raw Honey Thomas

Yet another superb honey from Thomas.This honey is beautifully runny and has a fragrant sweetness which is really lovely on the palate. It has a some spice like quality with golden raisin after taste. We love it. Great addition to strawberries and cream.

JO
11 July 2021
Jane
United Kingdom United Kingdom
The most beautiful tasting honey ever

The honey arrived in good time, well packaged and it is the most amazing flavour ever. I choose pine honey as when we go on holiday to Greece and Turkey this is what we have. The flavour took me right back and it’s so good for us too.