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The collection of Ivy Honey is usually very complicated for the beekeeper because harvest is late and the honey, very moist at the origin, has a very quick crystallization. Bees use this honey as a source of food. Blooming takes place in September- october.
Medical Herb is a multi-yearly plant which blooms from May till September. It is largely used as fodder for animals and is is widely spread in Tuscany. The honey that that we can obtain from it has an amber red colour. The fragrance is soft and the flavour is delicate, balanced and pleasant.
Clover honey is made in May and it is characterized by its white colour and medium sweetness, with hints of fresh legumes, hay and banana fruit. It has a delicate aroma and an intense, sweet taste, recalling milk candies and sugared almonds.
The Marruca Honey is only produced in the area of Maremma in Tuscany. Marruca is a shrub growing spontaneously in the Mediterranean scrub.
Oregano Honey has a particularly luscious and intense taste. It is ideal for breakfast or during digestion melted in some warm beverage. It has an efficacious sedative activity on cough and antiseptic on respiratory tract. It also has antineuralgic benefits.
Heather Honey is characterized by reddish colour and soft, delicate aroma. The flavour is unique and pleasant. It has a viscous and semi-liquid texture.The production area of this kind of Honey is the Mediterranean scrub.
This honey is produced in June and July and it has a high glucose content. It is crystallized and shows an intense yellow colour, similar to that of egg yolk.
The arbutus honey crystallizes very quickly. The colour is amber at liquid state, but it turns to light hazelnut and brown after crystallization. Both aroma and flavour are very powerful and persist in mouth, with its typical strong bitter taste.