The honey is the natural alimentary product for excellence. That sicialian and in particular the honey of the Nebrodi Mounts, introduces characteristics of authenticity and aromatic particular that they render it typical. E' produced in limited amount, with natural methods and no physical or chemical treatment that can some alter the quality. The varieties we offer, Tangerine,orange, lemon, almomd, Prickly pears are truly unique.
The Sicilian Black Bee Orange Honey is a Slow Food Presidium. Also known as orange blossom honey, orange honey is a very fragrant spring honey, one of the most popular table honeys. It is indicated for those suffering from insomnia for its sedative properties and is also an excellent healing agent for ulcers.
The Sicilian Black Bee Acacia Honey is a Slow Food Presidium. It is a very sweet and delicate spring honey, with a straw yellow color. Highly digestible, it is sought after by diabetics because its sugar content is mainly due to fructose and therefore does not require insulin for its metabolization. It is also recommended for children.
The Sicilian Black Bee Chestnut Honey is a Slow Food Presidium. Rich in mineral salts and with an intense flavor with a bitter aftertaste, chestnut honey is recommended for children and the elderly and for those suffering from anemia as it is rich in iron. It has disinfectant properties for the urinary tract and is suitable for diabetics because its sugar content is mainly due to fructose.
Slow Food Presidium, Sicilian Black Bee Eucalyptus Honey is a summer honey with balsamic and disinfectant properties. It is widely used to treat coughs, colds and laryngeal pharyngeal infections. It is a sweetly aromatic and balsamic honey. Eucalyptus honey can have a strong woody aftertaste but this version has a beautifully rounded mellow flavour with a subtle complex finish. Dark amber when warm and sets to a thick fine crystalline structure when cold.
Sicilian Black Bee Thyme Honey is a Slow Food Presidium. It is a summer honey produced in the Ragusa area, from an aromatic plant widespread in the eastern Mediterranean. Thanks to its balsamic properties, thyme honey is a Sicilian nectar indicated for throat inflammations but it is also a powerful natural antiseptic for problems of the urinary and intestinal tract.
Slow Food Presidium, Sulla Honey takes its name from the pollination of Sulla (Hedysarium coronarium), a perennial herbaceous plant, typical of the Mediterranean, belonging to legumes. It is a spring honey of Sicilian Black Bee. It has laxative and diuretic properties and is restorative and energizing. It is ideal for sportsmen and children.
Slow Food Presidium, the citrus honey of "Sicilian Black Bee" is produced on mixed citrus blooms with a pleasant flavor and a typical aroma of flowers. Nectar produced in spring, has a light color and a delicate and pleasant taste. It tends to crystallize very soon. It has sedative and antispasmodic properties with a relaxing action.
The Sicilian Black Bee Bramble Honey is a Slow Food Presidium. Nectar produced in summer in the Messina and Palermo areas, has a dark amber color and a strong but pleasant taste. It is indicated for inflammation of the mouth.
Sicilian Black Bee Thistle Honey is a Slow Food Presidium. Healthy nectar produced in spring in the Messina, Palermo and Trapani areas, it has a light color, which darkens when it crystallizes, and a strong flavor. It has digestive and detoxifying properties for the liver.
Astragalus Nebrodensis Black Bee honey is a Slow Food Presidium. It is a very rare mountain summer honey. Astragalus Nebrodensis is a plant of the Sicilian endemic flora located at about 1800 m above sea level. It has a thorny shrub and belongs to the Fabaceae family. The nectar produced is suitable for children because it has a very pleasant taste and strengthening properties. It is an excellent sweetener.
Sicilian Black Bee Asphodel Honey is a Slow Food honey. It is a rare nectar with restorative, antibacterial and healing properties. It is suitable for children because it has a very pleasant taste without a strong aftertaste.
The Health box offers Orange, Cardo, Sulla and Eucalyptus honeys.
The Sport box offers Dill, Millefiori, Almond and Asphodel honeys.
All types of honey are cold extracted and keep their individual properties unaltered. Their excellent quality and rarity have ensured that they have been recognized as a Slow Food Presidium.