Where do your honeys come from?
Our passion is to select and offer you rare honeys harvested in France and elsewhere (Canada, Italy, Spain, Madagascar, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Croatia, New Zealand, and many more).
How do you guarantee the quality of your honeys?
We have a very close relationship with our beekeeper friends. All our honeys are also analyzed in a specialized laboratory in order to offer you impeccable purity and quality.
Why does my honey crystallize?
Honey will crystallize more or less quickly depending on its variety and age. It is the natural life of honey.
How do I store my honey properly?
Honey must be preserved at constant and ambient temperature between 15 and 20 ° C. Honey does not support thermal shock. It is therefore not recommended to store your honey in the refrigerator: its crystallization could be faster. But do not be afraid because honey rarely rots, because it is very poor in water and does not allow the mushrooms to develop.
Can I heat up my honey?
It is recommended not to heat your honey to more than 38 ° C, the temperature of the hive so that it does not lose its virtues. You can soften your honey which has hardened in the husband's bath, respecting this temperature limit.
Why do honeys have different colors?
Honeys are coated in different colors depending on the nectar collected.
Why do honeys have different textures?
There is no liquid honey or solid honey. All honeys at the start are liquid. In the hive, the temperature is around 38 ° C, which keeps the honey in this state. After extraction and potting, each honey, depending on the glucose / fructose ratio, will thicken more or less quickly, which is an entirely natural phenomenon, it is said to crystallize. Honey crystals can also be broken mechanically to make its creamy texture.
What is a mono-floral honey?
Mono-floral honey is 45% made up of a single variety of flower or tree and guarantees a unity of taste.
Why are there tree honeys if they don't have flowers?
Some trees such as fir, oak... do not give flowers, so the bee can not gather nectar. The bee then forages the honeydew which is a thick and viscous substance excreted by insects (aphids, mealybugs...)
I have two honeys of the same variety that do not have the same taste, how is it?
Honey is a completely natural product, which cannot be changed. According to the different harvests, the place where it was harvested, the weather conditions, taste can change.
Is honey suitable for diabetics?
Honey helps stabilize the blood sugar level of diabetics thanks to its lower glycemic index than that of white sugar. It is for diabetics to be consumed in moderation, with the advice of a doctor. The most recommended honeys are chestnut and acacia.
Is honey suitable for children?
Honey is not suitable for children under one year old.
Is honey suitable for pregnant women?
Some people think that honey is not suitable for pregnant women because honey can contain botulinum spores which can produce toxins in an infant's digestive system. However, the case is different for pregnant women because their digestive system is acidic, and will inhibit the growth of botulinum spores. The toxin will then not be produced.
Is honey really lower in calories than sugar?
Honey is 25% less caloric than sugar (100 g sugar = 400 kcal, 100 g honey = 300 kcal), and its sweetening power is 1.3 times higher than that of sucrose.