New Hedene Honey Now In Store!

We have some amazing new honey from France in store now.  With 6 varieties to choose from – with ideas on how to pair each honey, tasting notes and benefits – lots of choices to be made!  Here follows some fascinating info on them all.  Enjoy!

Acacia Honey:  

DESCRIPTION

Harvested in France, with purely traditional beekeeping methods, Hédène acacia honey is particularly fluid. Its crystal clear color testifies a high quality. It is a sweet and floral honey, with incomparable refined aromas. Its taste is lightly fruity. Its flavor is fine and its scent is subtle. This honey is appreciated for its liquid, transparent and clear texture. Acacia honey blossoming period goes from late April to late June. Harvest happens from mid-May to the end of July.

TASTING ADVICES – BRUNCH
If you are preparing a brunch for your family or friends, Hédène acacia honey is ideal for this friendly moment. In fact, its sweetness and delicacy make it useful in multiple occasions: with hot drinks, pancakes, waffles or dairy products. With fresh fruits and eggs, Hédène honey-based brunch will be a source of vitamins, refreshment and mostly, greed.

BENEFITS
Acacia honey is famous for being soothing. It is the most appropriate honey for diabetics, as its glycemic index is low. It is also a great digestive regulator.

Linden Honey

DESCRIPTION

Harvested in France, with purely traditional beekeeping methods, Hédène acacia honey is particularly fluid. Its crystal clear color testifies a high quality. It is a sweet and floral honey, with incomparable refined aromas. Its taste is lightly fruity. Its flavor is fine and its scent is subtle. This honey is appreciated for its liquid, transparent and clear texture. Acacia honey blossoming period goes from late April to late June. Harvest happens from mid-May to the end of July.

TASTING ADVICES – BRUNCH
If you are preparing a brunch for your family or friends, Hédène acacia honey is ideal for this friendly moment. In fact, its sweetness and delicacy make it useful in multiple occasions: with hot drinks, pancakes, waffles or dairy products. With fresh fruits and eggs, Hédène honey-based brunch will be a source of vitamins, refreshment and mostly, greed.

BENEFITS
Acacia honey is famous for being soothing. It is the most appropriate honey for diabetics, as its glycemic index is low. It is also a great digestive regulator.

Chestnut

DESCRIPTION

Harvested in France, Hédène chestnut honey has a surprising intensity. With its woody flavor and its copper-dark reflections, it will please any epicure looking for a raw product with character.

Its powerful aromas are surprising and it has a slight aftertaste of bitterness. Its warm and woody scents seem like grilled caramel. It is a full-bodied honey with long lasting aromas and a very subtle bitterness.

Chestnuts blossom from mid-June to late August. Harvest is between August and mid-September.

TASTING ADVICES – HONEY THERAPY

Hédène Chestnut honey mixes therapeutic properties and benefits for a successful honey therapy. This honey is good for health (as all Hédène honeys). It will please honey lovers. It can be used in detox drinks, herbal teas, yogurt or with cheese. Thus, it is possible to enjoy this monofloral honey at various moments of the day. It is particularly appropriate for those who want to make an honey therapy.

BENEFITS
Chestnut honey helps blood circulation. It is also an excellent remedy to heal wounds.

Fir

DESCRIPTION

Hédène fir honey is harvested in France. The very noble taste wavers between woody, ripe fruits and maple syrup overtones. It is a rare honey, enhanced by a dark color and a liquid texture, lightly syrupy. In addition to that, it is a very aromatic honey with light resin scents. Its flavor is sweet with a long-lasting taste.

Fir honey comes from an irregular nectar production, which might happen all over summer.

This refined honey harvest is unpredictable as nectar flow can be abundant or nearly nonexistent.

TASTING ADVICES – BREAKFAST

Hédène fir honey can replace jam on slices of bread and sugar in tea or hot milk.  In fact, it is a liquid honey with refined overtones, perfect for a tonic waking. Just a spoonful of Hédène fir honey in the morning will brighten up your day!

BENEFITS
Fir honey has many therapeutic properties because it is exceptionally rich in trace elements. Antiseptic and diuretic, it is ideal to relieve a throat infection.

Rosemary

DESCRIPTION

Hédène rosemary honey is harvested in France. It has a green scent and a very nice flavor. With its creamy texture and a light crystallized grain in the mouth, it is distinguished by a very light color and a harmonious taste. More floral than acacia honey, it remains sweet with fresh overtones, delicately acidulous.

Blossoming starts in December and goes on until late April. Harvest happens in May.

TASTING ADVICES – SWEET BREAKFAST
Hédène rosemary honey can be eaten at breakfast, on a hot brioche or toasts. Thanks to its creamy texture, it spreads and melts softly on crusty bread. It can replace jam. It also matches with a glass of lukewarm milk, as a substitute for sugar. This exceptional French honey is perfect for a healthy and tonic breakfast.

BENEFITS
Rosemary honey is rich in trace elements and highly recommended for people with digestive disorders. It has anti-migraine properties. It is also used in beauty products for its incomparable smooth and its benefits on skin.

Lavender

DESCRIPTION

Harvested in France, Hédène lavender honey is the most scented one. Its creamy texture enhances exceptional floral overtones, enriched with subtle nuances of fresh fruit.

Its typical taste has a light acidity. Its woody, green and floral aromas have a lingering taste. Most refined palates will feel sweet almond overtones on the finish. Hédène lavender honey is certified Protected Geographical Indication.

Flowering goes from mid-June to the beginning of August. Harvest happens from late July to early September.

TASTING ADVICES – COCOONING

If you are looking for a cocooning moment at home, Hédène lavender honey is ideal. With its creamy texture, its sweetness and its subtle floral overtones, it matches with hot beverages as herbal teas and hot milk, to fully enjoy a cozy break at home.

BENEFITS

Lavender honey is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic. It can also be used to cure infections and significant inflammations.