The honey of albaida is a honey with different characteristics to the rest of honeys that we are going to see acontinuación
The raw honey of Albaida has a chlorine amber color. It can take darker colors, if it contains some mielatos of some tree.
In tasting it is appreciated a sweet and soft flavor and aroma, with little persistence.
The albaida plant
Likewise, the Albaida is a small shrub that does not usually exceed one metre in height and that grows all along the Mediterranean coastline.
Flowering and harvesting
Albaida flowers in spring, although it may shorten to lengthen depending on rainfall and temperature. Therefore, its flowering can be prolonged for months. As a consequence, this honey is one of the first to be harvested.
Video Albaida Flowers
2. Benefits and properties
This honey has bactericidal, antiseptic and healing properties due to its low moisture content, and its content of peroxidax enzymes that produce hydrogen peroxide, a great desiccant.
Components of Albaida provide this honey with antiasthmatic effects and digestive properties.
We recommend this honey for those who are looking for very soft and delicate flavours from this product. This is one of the least intense raw honeys.
We recommend honey of Albaida for desserts and sweets, such as biscuits, muffins and rice pudding.
The crystallization of this honey is fast and crystallizes with a very fine grain size.
Our honey from Albaida is supplied by a beekeeper from Valencia.