HONEY PINE, THYME & WILD HERBS
High nutritional value with tonic & antiseptic quality!
It is a unique quality of honey that is exclusively produced in Crete with high nutritional value, with tonic and antiseptic properties.
A natural blend produced when the recent harvest of thyme is directly followed by an increased production of honeycomb in the nearby pine forests. The most popular honey in Crete, where it is traditionally produced, even more popular than thyme, as it combines the aromas and flavors of both types of honey, though the strongest thyme is somewhat prevalent and is as slow as pine in crystallization. The same combination also happens to its nutritional value and health benefits.
There is no standard yet for that Cretan honey in terms of its chemical composition and the rate of its germs. However, its taste is so distinctive and unforgettable that it is easily recognized and selected among pine honey samples.
Is a natural blend of thyme honey with pine honey. It has been produced in Crete for more than a century. Its special production technique, namely selective honeycomb harvesting in thyme, shrinking pine cones and population renewal in the fall, has been passed on from generation to generation of beekeepers as a traditional technique to date.
This type of honey is darker than thyme but lighter than pine honey. It satisfies even the most demanding consumers as it combines the intense aroma of thyme with the unique rich texture of pine.
This class of honey has slow crystallization. About 18-24 months.