Raw Acacia & Wildflower Honey - 5kg
Ivan's raw acacia & wildflower honey is a mild, sweet honey, with a soft taste and hints of creamy vanilla and floral blossoms. This batch contains a larger proportion of wildflower nectar than previous acacia honeys, which has caused the honey to set. So it's perfect if you like set honey with a light flavour.
More on the flavour: This is a mild tasting tree blossom and wildflowers honey. It is a little like a soft vanilla and cream with the added floral scent of meadow flowers. This mostly comes from bees feeding on the Acacia blossoms on the Bulgarian Acacia trees. The tree has been well known throughout history as a source of medicine by the African tribes, Greeks, Romans and European settlers.
Colour: This honey is a very pale yellow colour.
Where does the honey come from?: This variety of honey comes from Gorna Oryahovitsa in Bulgaria. It is situated at the northern foothill of the Tarnovo Elevations, a beautiful landscape with a rich and ancient history.
Who produces this honey?: It comes from Ivan. A young and fastidious beekeeper who is very concerned with details and getting it just right. He has a systematic approach and colour codes his hives, this stops the bees getting confused and heading to the wrong hive where a fight may ensue! Ivan is going through organic certification and is in his last year, it takes 3 years to obtain.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. This batch contains a larger relative proportion of wildflower nectar.
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, and can be used in recipes for cakes, cookies, desert toppings, ice creams, warm honey teas and salads. This is because its light flavour does not tend to alter a dish's taste.
Important Note on Returns:
Due to its large size and expense, this item is not eligible for our normal extended returns policy.
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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