Artisan Raw Greek Mountain Honey - 1kg
- Raw Artisan Greek Mountain Honey 2019
- 100% Raw & Wilderness Produced
- Antibacterial, cold-pressed, unpasteurised and enzyme rich
- Thick with a robust flavour with subtle notes from the Wild Mint & Clover
Thomas' Raw Greek Mountain honey (2019) is an exceptionally good one - due to the ideal weather for the bees in Greece in 2019. Thomas only had 216 kilos of this honey available and I bought it all, having tasted it when visiting him in September.
I was lucky enough to visit the amazing place on the Mountain where Thomas' family bees made this honey. The bees collected this honey mainly from Chestnut, Fir, Oak, Wild Mint and Wild Clover. This gives it a unique flavour, robust because of the stronger tasting Chestnut, Oak and Fir but also with subtle notes due to the Wild Mint and Wild Clover.
All the family's honey is produced to organic standards - they are currently going through organic certification.
Please note that this Mountain honey does not come with the artisan wrap around the lid. This photo is a placeholder until we get a new one taken.
Colour: When runny, the colour of this honey is a rich reddish brown, a bit like Italian Chestnut
Where it comes from: This Mountain honey comes from near Itamos, Greece at around 1,000 metres. The mountains are covered in a mix of Chestnut, Fir and Oak - with glades where the Wild Mint and Wild Clover grows.
About the beekeeper: It was brought to us by Thomas, a young Greek beekeeper, who is planning to take over his family's hives, which are in secluded forest glades in and around mountains of central Greece. He and his sister Elena are working to build the business, along with Giorgios (dad), Panos (cousin) and Costas (uncle). Thomas has great enthusiasm for raw honey and natural hive products.
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.*
Fantastic to be able to buy such a high quality honey here in the Uk. We love Greek honey and this has to be the best I have found in the UK in 11 years. Prices are, with postage, more than we can really afford but me and my children’s health are important to me. We just have to take it easy on the amount we use lol! Great customer service, really lovely team to do business with.
Fast delivery, very professional approach and an excellent product highly recommended.
What can I say. Tastes beautiful, to eat on its own. I eat it on its own, and also add it to lemon balm tea.
I was very unhappy with the waxy state of the product!! Very difficult to spread on toast!! The taste is very unpleasant.
As ever your honey is amazing. So much flavour.
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