Woodland, Thyme & Wild Herb Honey (Bio)

Origin
Organic certified honey, harvested from the noblest herbs of the Cretan flora: savory, thyme, malotira (sideritis syriaca), ebenos (ebenus cretica) and other brushwood.

Harvest Time
Spring

Characteristics
It is light in color, full-bodied, with flowery aromas.

Nutritional Value
A honey of high nutritional value and strong antioxidant activity!

Serving Tips
A delicious breakfast honey! Use it as a topping for yoghurt and ice cream or enjoy it with roasted nuts.

Awards
It is prized with Great Taste Award 2014.

Packaging
Glass jar 270g | Glass jar 450g | Glass jar 800g


Thyme Honey

Origin
It is harvested from the famous wild Cretan thyme that flourishes in the mountainous regions of Crete.

Harvest Time
Late spring till early summer

Characteristics
It has a strong taste, golden color, and botanical aromas.

Nutritional Value
Thyme honey is widely used to fight infections. It has antibacterial, antioxidant and antiseptic activity. It acts as a natural boost for the human body.

Serving Tips
It’s excellent flavor pairs well with yoghurt, walnuts, buttered toast, Feta and goats’ cheese.

Awards
It is prized with Great Taste Award 2014.

Packaging
Glass jar 270g | Glass jar 450g | Glass jar 800g | Metal tin 250g | Metal tin 400g


Wild Herb & White Thyme Honey

Origin
This honey comes from white thyme, a rare type of thyme with white flowers that grows only on the Cretan mountains at an altitude of 1500 meters.

Harvest Time
August

Characteristics
The low atmospheric humidity and the warm and dry climatic conditions of the specific region give a unique aroma and a thick texture to this type of honey.

Nutritional Value
Rich in micronutrients and vitamins.

Serving Tips
It is delicious for spreading on toasted bread, crepes and pancakes or as a topping on yoghurt and ice cream.

Packaging
Glass jar 270g | Glass jar 450g | Glass jar 800g


Woodland Heather Honey

From the blossoms of the wild herb heather that grows in the pine-tree forests of Crete.

Harvest Time

Autumn

Characteristics
Thick and amber in color honey. It is fragrant and floral with a very lingering aftertaste that is almost bitter.

Nutritional Value
It is considered to be highly nutritious and rich in vitamins and minerals. It is extremely high in protein content. That’s why it is athletes’ favorite honey.

Serving Tips
It is delicious when served with ham, chicken and cold cuts. It pairs well with black coffee.

Packaging
Glass jar 270g | Glass jar 450g | Glass jar 800g | Metal tin 250g


Woodland Sage Honey

Origin
It is collected from the sage herb, which grows in the Cretan woodlands.

Harvest Time
Spring

Characteristics
Sage honey is light in color, heavy bodied and has a mild but delightful flavor and an elegant floral aftertaste.

Nutritional Value
It is distinguished for its nutritional benefits. It is especially invigorating for the human body.

Serving Tips
Use it as a natural sweetener to lemonades and herbal teas. It is delicious served with hard cheeses, such as Graviera, Pecorino or Parmesan.

Packaging
Glass jar 270g | Glass jar 450g | Glass jar 800g | Metal tin 250g | Metal tin 400g | Metal tin 700g


Pine-tree & Thyme Honey

Origin
Pine trees and thyme bushes coexist in the Cretan ecosystem and give an exceptional honey, rich in aroma and taste.

Harvest Time
Early in September

Characteristics
It has dark amber color, rich aroma and intense taste.

Nutritional Value
Rich in minerals and proteins honey. It is not granulate easily.

Serving Tips
A perfect choice for adding to tea and coffee! A delicious drizzle for puffs, cakes, toasted bread, crepes.

Packaging
Glass jar 270g | Glass jar 450g | Metal tin 250g | Metal tin 400g | Metal tin 700g


Oak & Chestnut-tree Honey

Origin
From forests at a high altitude

Harvest Time
Early in summer

Characteristics
Strong flavor and dark color characterize this type of honey. It is bitter, nutty and tannic.

Nutritional Value
It is rich in minerals and remains liquid for a long time.

Serving Tips
It pairs well with matured cheeses (gorgonzola, pecorino), ham, prosciutto and pork. It is also perfect for meat sauces, glazes ad marinades.

Packaging
Glass jar 270g | Glass jar 450g | Metal tin 250g


Lemon & Orange Blossom Honey

Origin
From orange and lemon tree blossoms

Harvest Time
Spring

Characteristics
Orange and lemon tree blossoms give an extra light amber honey with a pronounced aroma of orange blossoms. It has a sweet, fruity taste with a flowery aftertaste.

Nutritional Value
It is rich in zinc. It granulates easily.

Serving Tips
Its fruity taste makes it the ideal choice for sweetening citrus or fruit desserts. It is also perfect for salad dressings. It makes a delicious glaze for ham, pork, chicken or salmon.

Packaging
Glass jar 270g | Glass jar 450g | Metal tin 250g


Honey with Nuts

Origin
Pine trees and thyme bushes coexist in the Cretan ecosystem and give an exceptional honey. Crunchy walnuts are added for extra flavor.

Harvest Time
Early in September

Characteristics
It has dark amber color, rich aroma and intense taste. It is not granulate easily.

Nutritional Value
A natural super-food! Walnuts add extra value to this honey. It is Rich in vitamins, fibres, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates and vegetable fats.

Serving Tips
It is delicious as a topping on yoghurt, ice cream or pancakes.

Packaging
Glass jar 250g


Gift Sets

Delicious selections of our ‘Meligyris’ honey varietals! An ideal gift for family or friends!


‘Four seasons’ Gift Set

A fine selection of 4 jars x 120g

(Pine-tree & Thyme Honey, Woodland Sage Honey, Woodland Heather Honey, Wild Herb & Wild Thyme Honey)

‘Two seasons’ Gift Set

A fine selection of 2 jars x 120g
(Pine-tree & Thyme Honey, Woodland Sage Honey)

‘Four seasons’ Gift Set

A fine selection of 4 jars x 30g
(Woodland, Thyme & Wild Herb Honey, Pine-tree & Thyme Honey, Woodland Heather Honey, Wild Herb & Wild Thyme Honey)

‘Meligyris’ Gift Set

A fine selection of 2 tins x 250g in a paper box
(Woodland Heather Honey, Thyme Honey)