Pine honey is produced in northern Evia. It constitutes 65% of the total honey production in Greece and comes from the honeydew secretions of the insect Marchalina Hellenic when it parasitizes in Aleppo and Trachea pine.
Due to the low concentration of sugars, it is not too sweet.
Pine honey is considered to be of high nutritional value, which is indicative of the high percentage of ash it has. This is mainly due to the large number of different substances in its composition. These substances are dominated by minerals and trace elements (calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, copper, etc.), which are found in high concentrations in Greek pine honey.
Special. Some liken it to the scent of iodine.
The color of pine honey is characteristic and darker than thyme. In fact, the one produced in the spring is lighter and clearer than the one produced in the fall.
The crystallization of pine honey is done at a fairly slow pace, since its natural glucose content is low. More specifically, pure pine honey remains fluid, that is, without crystallizing, for more than a year and a half.
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