Avocado honey is a natural product made by bees from avocado flowers.  A delicious dark honey with a smooth taste, you’ll love it!

Best selection of avocado honey

Index:

  1. Our raw Avocado honey
  2. Benefits and properties
  3. Recommendations
  4. Indications
  5. Origin

Summary: Avocado honey is a peculiar honey that, being dark, has a medium aroma. It also stands out for its properties and benefits. Likewise, this is another of the honeys that you can find available in our shop in Las Rozas de Madrid.

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1. Our raw avocado honey

Firstly, we show you the most important characterisitcs of avocado honey:

a) Color

Avocado honey has a very dark amber to black colour. Also, below we show you the colour ranges that we can find in an avocado honey.

Vsariedad de colores de la miel de aguacate

Photo 1: Colours of avocado honey

b) Aroma

The taste of avocado honey, being dark and rich in minerals is quite sweet, with hints of salty notes. Its aroma in tasting reminds us of ripe avocado.

c) Avocado tree

Likewise, the avocado is a domesticated fruit tree originating in Mesoamerica and tropical climate. It has been brought to Spain and has adapted very well to some coastal areas, such as Granada, Malaga and the Canary Islands.

d) Flowering and harvesting

The avocado blossoms in Spain around April, so the honey is usually harvested at the end of spring and beginning of summer.

In addition, the avocado flower is very curious, as it is both male and female at the same time. The first flower born is female. Then, half a day later, it becomes a male.

Another curious thing is that bees do not like the pollen of the avocado flower very much.

Video 1: Avocados flowers 

Also, above we have shown a video where you can see the avocado flowers and the tree that produces them.

e) Pollen

In order to be avocado honey, it must contain at least 25 % persea americana 25%. However, if the characteristics are suitable, honeys with less
However, honeys with a lower percentage can be accepted if at least 0.2% perseitol is present at the same time.

We also show you a microscope picture of the pollen spectrum of avocado honey.

polen del aguacate

Photo 2: Pollen spectrum of avocado pollen

f) Supporting the rural environment

Likewise, these honeys come from Spanish beekeepers who create employment and wealth in rural areas. This is one of our main objectives.

2. Benefits and properties 

Avocado honey, like any quality honey, has bactericidal, antiseptic and healing properties.

In avocado nectar, it provides the honey with a rich source of iron, B vitamins and phenolic compounds, such as flavomoids. This honey has traditionally been used for its diuretic properties, helping us to eliminate water from the body and electrolytes that remain in our body stored.

Furthremore, its richness in iron is ideal for people with continuous anemia and tiredness. Phenolytic compounds have also great antioxidant capacity, helping to protect against aging and common degenerative diseases.

3. Recommendations

This honey is ideal for those who are looking for a sweet and powerful taste in their breakfast. This honey is surprisingly sweet.

For this reason, great cooks usually use it to sweeten juices made with fresh fruit, dried fruit and smoked cheese.

4. Indications 

This honey, like all dark honey, has little tendency to crystallize. So it is normal to find it always liquid even if it has not undergone any pasteurization process.

5. Origin

Raw honey of avocado is obtained from a packer located in the province of Valencia. We also sometimes bring it from our beekeeper located in Cadiz.

Beekeeper
Location
Characterístics
Rancho Cortesano Cádiz Organic
Sala Higón Valencia No organic

Table 1: Our beekeepers

In short, honey of avocado is little known, but surprisingly we find it in many businesses. Companies such as Mercadona, Carrefour and Amazon have it. However, we can assure you that our avocado honey comes from a serious and honest beekeeper. Our honey has no adulteration and no additives have been added.

6. Frequently asked questions

In addition, these are often asked questions:

  • Does this honey have a strong taste?

For a dark honey, its flavour is quite mild.

  • What do you think of the Al-Andalus, carrefour or amazon avocado honeys?

In the case of Mercadona and Al-Andalus, they are packers. In the case of Carrefour and Amazon, they work with different brands, some of which will be of poorer and some of which will be of higher quality. In our case, we bring avocado honey directly from the beekeeper. A fantastic quality honey.

7. More information:

Here are the chemical parameters that characterise an avocado honey:

Chemical parameters
Color (mm Pfund) Maximum 80 Humidity (%). Maximum 18,5 Fructose + glucose: Min. 60
Sucrose: Maximum 5 Electrical conductivity (mS/cm): minimum 0.80 Free acidity (meq/kg): Maximum 50
HMF (mg/Kg = ppm): Máximo 40 Diastasases (Schade Units): Minimum 8 Perseitol: Minimum 0.2

Table 2: Directive 110/2001 EC, RD 1049/2003 in Spain

In short, a delicious European honey with enormous properties.

“Finally, if you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact us. Consequently, we will be happy to help you”.