HONEY IS UNREFINED
Flower honey is derived from the nectar of the greek nature flowers.The rich greek flora with its hundreds of different species,some of them unique worldwide, is the secret to the production of this splendid honey with amazing aroma and taste.Variety and diversity in flora are resulting to an equally great diversity of active substances that add up their benefits in flower honey.The summing of all is a large number of beneficiary properties, found in flower honey.Flower honey is ideal for children, not only for its mild and sweet taste but for the all the necessary ingredients it contains for a complete healthy diet.
Honey is an excellent sweetener, which contains various sugars glucose,that makes it capable of being used even in cases of diabetes mellitus!Is a food rich in vitamins and antioxidant (against cancer) substances.The main honey vitamin is E and along with other substances used to expel from the body of the incriminated derived either from his own metabolism or the effect of extrinsic factors,such as smoking, radiation and various carcinogens.The processing of Cretan honey is made in a natural way,without high temperatures that destroy vitamins so Cretan honey is a completely natural product.
In Greece, apiculture does not involve the intense exploitation of bees and organised monocultures of mass produced, low cost & low quality honey.
Greek apiculture in protected Natura 2000 regions allows bees to feed exclusively on pure pollen, far away from chemicals, pesticides & industrial zones.
Due to the dry climate of Greece, honey has low water content and therefore it is slightly processed.
This has as a result a more aromatic, more dense and richer in flavours and ingredients honey.