Avocado honey is a honey with some peculiar characteristics that we are going to see next:
Avocado honey has a very dark amber color reaching black.
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.
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.
Flowering and harvesting
The avocado flowers in Spain during the month of April, which is why this honey is usually harvested in late spring and early summer.
Video of avocados flowers
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.
Its richness in iron is ideal for people with continuous anemia and tiredness. Phenolytic compounds have great antioxidant capacity, helping to protect against aging and common degenerative diseases.
This honey is ideal for those who are looking for a sweet and powerful taste in their breakfast. This honey is surprisingly sweet.
Great cooks usually use it to sweeten juices made with fresh fruit, dried fruit and smoked cheese.
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.
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.
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.