Raw Multifloral Honey - 3kg
Please note that this product is currently undergoing its UK organic verification, and so the label on the jar will not say 'Organic' until this is completed. There has been no change in the quality of the honey or any of the methods used by the beekeeper.
Antonio’s raw multifloral honey has a light and creamy flavour, it varies a little from batch to batch as the flowers change due to the season but tends to have a slight vanilla taste with a hint of wild flowers. Popular with most people and suitable for children due to its balanced and light taste.
More on the flavour: This is a light and sweet tasting mixed flower honey, it has a beautiful vanilla like flavour with floral notes. It comes from bees feeding on the small wild flowers in the Mediterranean area, different from the tree honey which comes from sap, this honey tends to be very mild and subtle and sets quicker than others. (Although sometimes we get a batch of mulitifloral, which comes from the forest).
Colour: Depending on the season, this particular honey can go from a rich, dark toffee colour, which turns a deeper shade of orange when set, to a lighter, amber colour going a a lovely shade of orange in the light.
Where does the honey come from? This multifloral honey comes from the northern mountain ranges of Madrid in Spain known as Sierra De Guadarrama.
Who produces the honey? The bees of Antonio Simone, a 4th generation beekeeper who takes pride in producing honey in a traditional way without adding or taking away anything. Antonio’s hives are mainly based in the mountain ranges of north of Madrid. His beekeeping practices and the land he has his hives on have been certified as organic by the Committee of Organic Agriculture in Madrid
What about the plant the honey comes from? The wild flowers and flora of northern Madrid are vast amongst the mountainous regions. There are Spring narcissi, Crocuses, Lavenders, Brimeura, Gagea and Romulea just to name a few that are in multifloral honey!
Common Uses: Multifloral honey is particularly good to use as a skin treatment to aid in clearing blemishes, spots and acne, it is also very versatile in different recipes, such as: a glaze for meats, with salads, cakes, flapjacks, breads and teas.
More facts on multifloral honey: Multifloral honey varies widely depending on the areas the bees have been feeding on, it can be wild meadows or forest flowers or just a mix of any flora in the local area,
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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Your honey is always superb,
Your honey is always superb, but have no sense of taste at the moment so can”t really report.
Thank you for the prompt delivery and carefully wrapped parcel. The honey is very special. Antonio's floral honey is silky smooth with a lovely light aromatic flavour. The Chestnut Honey produced by Antonio has a wonderful layered depth of flavour with caramel notes.
Very nice tasting honey with excellent delivery as usual from the Raw Honey Shop
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