Blackberry honey is a natural product elaborated by the bees from the flowers of the Blackberry, “rubus fruticosus” in its scientific name.

1. Our raw blackberry honey

Raw  honey of blackberry is a little known honey but increasingly in demand. Among its most important characteristics, these are the following:

  • Colour:

Raw honey of blackberry is always accompanied by sources of honeyates from forest trees; heather, chestnut, holm oak, oak, etc.. However, by itself it is dark.

  • Aroma

The honey of Blackberry, a very aromatic honey has a dark amber color with shades of olive green. Its aroma is sweet with very marked fruity notes that reach the retronasal.

  • Blackberry plant

Likewise, the blackberry is a shrub with thorny branches belonging to the family of rosaceae and can reach up to two meters high. This grows in areas abundant in water, on the banks of rivers, low mountains and wooded areas.

  • Flowering and harvesting

The blackberry is found on all five continents. It flowers during spring and early summer, so honey is produced in early and mid-summer.

Video: Blackberry flowers

Benefits and properties

This honey has the typical properties of honey; antiseptic, bactericidal and healing, due to its low water content and perosidax enzymes, which produce hydrogen peroxides, a highly disinfecting compound.

Specific components contained in blackberry nectar give the honey astringent properties and promote digestion.

Another of the characteristics of this honey is its great content of antioxidants, which will slow down the aging of our body and prevent the development of degenerative diseases.

Recommendations

Our honey of blackberry is a sweet and aromatic honey, ideal for breakfasts and as a sugar substitute sweetener.

Great cooks use this honey to give a special touch to ice creams and biscuits and muffins.

Indications 

This honey crystallizes slowly, so we will normally find it liquid.

Origin 

Our raw honey of blackberry comes from a beekeeper in Valencia.