Organic – Woodland Honey With Thyme & Wild Herbs

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: 300g, 450g, 800g


Wild Thyme

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.

Properties
-It is widely used in alternative medicine and cooking.
-If you feel congestion, then thyme is the herb that will eradicate it. Thyme is a powerful natural antiseptic and has antibiotic and antifungal properties. It is known in mountainous Crete as a herb that relieves flu symptoms, it is considered ideal for the protection of the lungs and bronchi as well as for respiratory tract inflammation and asthma.
-Things made thyme gargle for gingivitis & bad breath.

Packaging
Glass Jar: 150g, 300g, 450g, 800g
Metal Tin: 250g, 400g


Wild Herbs & White Thyme

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: 150g, 300g, 450g, 800g
Metal Tin: 250g, 400g


Heath

Origin
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.

Properties
-High antimicrobial & bacteriostatic properties
-It contains high phenols
-It has calming effect on the body
-Arthritis-rheumatism

Packaging
Glass Jar: 120g, 300g, 450g, 800g
Metal Tin: 250g


Sage

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.

Properties
-The strong aroma of sage is what helps with lung problems and respiratory diseases, so it is particularly effective against rhinitis.
-Helps the nervous system and is therefore an ally in memory and brain power
-It is known for its diuretic action

Packaging
Glass Jar: 30g,120g, 300g, 450g, 800g
Metal Tin: 250g, 400g, 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

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: 300g, 450g
Metal Tin: 400g, 1500g


Lemon & Orange Blossom

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: 150g, 300g, 450g
Metal Tin: 400g, 1500g


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: 300g


Malotira


Origin
Malotira, the Cretan Mountain Tea is currently a protected herb found only in the Cretan Mountains. Its name, “malotira”, comes from the combination of the Italian words male and tirare.

Properties
It was a traditional breakfast drink for residents of Western Crete and a medicinal herb against colds, stomach and respiratory ailments. Modern scientific research has confirmed the presence in the plant of valuable flavonoid substances with significant pharmacodynamic activity
-the stimulation of cardiac function,
-to reduce pressure,
-in diuretics and in protection against colds.

Packaging
Glass Jar: 550g


Gift Sets – Happiness Line

Our inspiration is the colors of Greece…one color for each moment! Always to remember the Yellow sun, the Blue sea, the Green nature and the Orange Cretan Honey!

4 seasons Cretan Honey

One honey for each season, collected a specific period of the year:

Spring: WOODLAND HONEY, SAGE

Summer: PINE THYME HONEY

Autumn: WILD HERBS & WHITE THYME HONEY

Winter: WOODLAND HONEY, HEATH

4×120 G

HONEY WILD THYME & HONEY HEATH

2X250 G

HONEY WILD THYME & OAK/CHESTNUT HONEY

2×400 G

HONEY WHITE THYME & OAK/CHESTNUT HONEY

2×300 G

HONEY WILD THYME 120 G

HONEY PINE THYME 120 G


Gift Sets – Perfect Pairings Line

Honey is a natural and tasting sweetener. It makes a subtle but distinctive difference in everything it pairs with! In food, desserts, teas & beverages, honey gives that extra flavor boost!

Let your food and drink be transformed by nature’s gift, honey!


Ideal PAIR, Honey & Herbs from Greece

Ideal honeys with herbs: HONEY MALOTIRA & HONEY SAGE 2×120 G
MALOTIRA TEA 7G & SAGE HERB 17G

Pair it with your YOGURT for an energy-packed breakfast, natural snack, or even a light, tasty dinner

Ideal honeys for yogurt: PINE HONEY WITH NUTS & WILD RASPBER/RY HONEY 2×300 G

Pair it with your TEA to sweeten and enhance your tea with added benefits of honey’s natural antioxidants.

Ideal honeys for tea: HONEY WHITE THYME & LEMON/ORANGE BLOSSOM HONEY 2×300 G


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