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Raw Spring Mountain Honey - 5kg

Alvaro

Raw Spring Mountain Honey - 5kg

17 Reviews
£83.21

Raw, natural and one of the purest honeys because of the remote area it comes from.

Antibacterial, coarse-filtered, unpasteurised, and enzyme-rich. 

Because of the shorter season in the mountain there is less of this honey available and thus it is more expensive than other honeys.

Alvaro's Raw Mountain Honey is a lighter kind of Mountain honey that includes Eucalyptus, Mountain Oak, Mediterranean Oak and Heather. It starts with a smooth sweetness with light caramel notes, finishing very clean with a slight pollen flavour at the end.

Colour: This honey is a medium amber coloured honey.  

Where does the honey come from?: This variety of mountain honey comes from national parks in Rioja in Spain, a largely untouched, wild and diverse region in central to north Spain. The soil here is very rich and his hives are well away from sources of pollution in the national parks.

Who produces this honey?: This honey comes from Alvaro, a beekeeper with a passion for producing raw honey of the very highest quality.  His honeys have a full, rich flavour typical of many products from the region.  Most of his products are certified as organic.

What about the plants the honey comes from? These can include chestnut, heather and oak as well as blackberry and various herbs, like rosemary and wild lavender. The trees exude a sweet sap which the bees feed on, sometimes with the help of aphids who drill into the tree bark allowing the sap to flow out more freely.  Some also produce strongly-scented blossoms, which the bees love.

Common Uses: Mountain honey is particularly good to use to aid a sore throat or cough as well as in recipes such as rich cakes and meat glazes.

Mountain Honey Facts: Mountain honey tends to be a honey that is furthest away from sources of pollution, so is one of the purest honeys available. It's moisture content tends to be lower as well due to the lower levels of humidity in mountainous areas.

 

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.

 

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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MS
17/05/2018
MOHAMMED S.
Saudi Arabia

Point on the subject

I bought 1 kilo of honey and the price, taste and taste was great. Unfortunately, the packaging was bad, which led to the cracking of the shipment and did not benefit from it. To trash

MS
15/05/2018
Mrs s.
United Kingdom

Perfect Honey

As always, delivered packaged well and very promptly. I’ve tried quite a few varieties and this one is just as exceptional and delicious as the others. Can always rely on getting the perfect taste.

C
03/05/2018
clizia
Warwick, Uk

Fabulous taste

I've been enjoying this wonderful honey every morning in my tea and I can say...I can't grow tired of it! Lots of body in both taste and appearance, this honey is so enjoyable in everything! Thank you for delivering such amazing varieties of delicious honeys and sourcing them aiding small business and beekeepers!!! Cli

PD
04/04/2018
Pat D.
United Kingdom

Purchased 3 different types

Ordered spring mountain,heather & oak honey. These were very well packed, and arrived the next day !! Lovely tasting honey, would recommend this site.

MD
02/04/2018
Mick D.
United Kingdom

Raw Honey

This is an excellent honey with a strong taste. It was delivered very quickly and was very well packaged, I am highly pleased with it.

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When your item has been shipped from our warehouse, you will be sent a tracking number via email with which you can track your parcel’s progress. If you do not receive tracking information within five days of placing your order or have any problems using your tracking number, please let us know, and we can assist.

Shipping to UK addresses

For deliveries to the UK, we use 24 hour and 48 hour tracked signed services for most orders.Most shipments will require a signature on delivery.

Orders placed on a working day (weekdays, excluding bank holidays) before 1pm will normally be packed and handed to the shipping company same day. Orders placed after 1pm on a working day or during non-working days will normally be packed and handed to the shipping company the following working day.

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For deliveries outside the UK, we use carrier services (the exact service will depend on your country). Delivery times will vary depending on the destination country.  Most shipments require a signature on delivery.

Due to additional paperwork needed for international shipping, orders with non-UK addresses will take slightly longer to process. Orders placed on a working day (weekdays, excluding bank holidays) before 1pm will normally be packed and handed to the shipping company within two working days. Orders placed after 1pm will normally be packed and handed to the shipping company within three working days.

Please see our full shipping policy here: https://www.therawhoneyshop.com/pages/our-shipping-policy


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