Prize Winner in the Great Taste Awards 2018
According to the judges: They loved its "Mellow flavour that gradually builds to a floral, citrusy hit that lasts a long time on the palate" and that "It is a quality honey with a complex nose, with hints of the eucalyptus".
Raw, unpasteurised, all natural & 100% organic.
This honey is a deep shade of orange amber and when set turns a creamy light brown.
Perfect addition to treats such as flapjacks, breads and teas.
Antonio's raw organic eucalyptus honey is a really beautiful tasting honey; it has a wonderfully fruity creaminess along with a very mild eucalyptus/menthol aftertaste. Suitable for all ages as it is not overbearing in any way. This is a relatively light-tasting tree honey. It shares characteristics with other herbal honeys, such as thyme or sage.
Colour: This particular honey is a deep shade of orange amber when runny and when set it turns to a creamy tan.
Eucalyptus honey facts: Eucalyptus honey is a variety with a unique composition. It contains traces of eucalyptol which gives it its fresh revitalizing taste. This essential oil is often used in aromatherapy as a decongestant and antiseptic.
Where does the honey come from: This variety of eucalyptus honey comes from the Eucalyptus forests, that cover the hillsides in De Coimbra - Portugal.
Who produces the honey? The bees of Antonio Simone, a 4thgeneration beekeeper who takes pride in producing honey in a traditional way without adding or taking away anything. Antonio's hives are based in the wildest places. 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 tree that the honey comes from? The eucalyptus tree is an evergreen, also known as Eucalipto in Spanish. It is one of the fastest growing trees in the world. Eucalyptus originates in Australia but has been introduced to Europe.
How do people use eucalyptus honey? Eucalyptus honey is often used in skin care. It has a fresh clean aroma and its soothing composition helps aid skin recovery from blemishes, acne and spots. It is also extremely versatile in different recipes, such as: a glaze for meats, cakes, flapjacks, breads and teas.
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 crystalisation. Please check the product title and description for accurate contents. Please note that we are currently reprinting labels and the label on your jar may differ from the photo. In addition the video of the honey shows a 1kg jar not the 970g jar which is being sold*
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