Raw Organic Acacia Honey with Honeycomb - 720g
Plamen's raw acacia honey with honeycomb is a very mild and pleasant honey with a soft and light taste of creamy vanilla and a hint of floral blossoms. It has one of the lightest tastes in the world of honey. This jar of raw acacia honey also has a lovely chunk of acacia honeycomb, adding a big boost to the already wonderful flavour and packing in a load of extra pollen and nutrition.
Colour: This particular honey is a very light golden colour, very nearly clear.
Where does the honey come from? This honey comes from the forests around the village of Panchevo, located in the Sredets Municipality. It is a tucked-away, rural area in southeastern Bulgaria, quite near the border with Turkey and not far from the Black Sea. It enjoys lovely warm weather in the summers and is covered in forested hills.
Who produces this honey? This acacia honey comes from Plamen. He is a natural, traditional, organic-certified beekeeper, following on from generations of family beekeepers before him. He lives with his wife and son in a little stone and wood house, sat in a meadow, faced by beehives.
What about the tree the honey comes from?: The Acacia tree is actually a flowering plant which is part of the legume family. It is also known as the black locust tree due the black legumes which grow on the tree and give the appearance of locusts. There are an incredible amount of species, all produce a light beautiful smelling nectar that the bees love.
Common Uses: Acacia honey is particularly good to use on irritated skin, it has a soothing effect and can help repair wounds, infections and damage. It is also very versatile in recipes such as: cakes, cookies, desert toppings, ice creams, warm honey teas, salads and meat glazes, this is because its light flavour does not tend to alter a dish's taste.
Acacia Honey Facts: Acacia honey has a relatively low glycaemic index, therefore it is more suited for those who can be sensitive to sugar for different reasons. This also means the honey stays in a pristine-looking, runny state for a very long time, like a clear liquid gold.
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.
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*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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