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Where Your Greek Honeys Come From

Fun Fact – Did you know the four main Greek Honey’s (Thyme Honey, Oak Honey, Pine Honey and Fir Honey) you see in the market does not come from the same area of Greece?

Geographical Locations of Each Honey

  • Thyme Honey

With a light colour and subtle herbal taste, Greek Thyme Honey is definitely one of the most popular, and accounts for 15% of total honey production in Greece.  With strong antibacterial and antifungal properties, it can be used for burns and is also perfect for colds & sore throats.

With a light colour and subtle herbal taste, Greek Thyme Honey is definitely one of the most popular, and accounts for 15% of total honey production in Greece.  With strong antibacterial and antifungal properties, it can be used for burns and is also perfect for colds & sore throats.

  • Oak Honey

With an extremely dark colour, close to black, it is known to have a nice sour aftertaste. Oak Honey contains very high antibacterial properties and works great for combating colds and sore throats

Oak Honey is originally harvested from the honeydew that is produced in the bark of the trunk of ancient oak trees. We harvest the best quality of honey in the Virgin Oak Forest of Evritania Greece for you. Some of the Natural Health Greek Oak Honey is collected at an altitude over 800 metres, away from civilisation, resulting in rich antioxidants and trace elements.

  • Pine Honey

With a very unique amber colour and a pearlescent shine, this Honeydew Honey is made from the sap of the trees and aphids, then collected by bees. Within the local Greek honey industry, Pine Honey represents more than 60% of the honey harvested. Greek Pine Honey has extremely high antioxidants and antibacterial elements, that makes the honey a natural remedy for respiratory problems.

Greek Pine Honey is mainly collected from the pine forests of Arcadia in the Peloponnese and Evia Island at an altitude of 800-1300m.

  • Fir Honey

Being relatively similar to Pine Honey, Greek Fir Honey has a brown, red colour and is a honeydew honey as well.  With a bit of nuttiness and sweetness with hints of herbs and slight sourness in the aftertaste. As a Honeydew honey, Fir Honey is very rich in oligosaccharide and prebiotics, so is a perfect to aid digestion.

Greek Fir Honey is usually found 1000 metres above sea level, in the midst of a fir forest in Western Greece.

Whilst we can’t help you travel to Greece for that idyllic summer holiday, we can help you sample some delicious Greek Honey’s from the comfort of your home!

Try one of these amazing Greek Honey’s today – click on the links below to check out the latest offers available, together with our delicious variety pack that includes one of each flavour, so there’s no need to choose your favourite immediately 😊

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