Types of honeys

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While all honeys are very delicious and sweet characteristics, it can be much different both taste, appearance, and unique health properties that feature. It all depends on which component the bees use for honey production, because this is not always the pollen from the flowers. Honeys are divided into three basic groups due to this aspect:

  • "nectar": this group of honeys can be divided into the two subgroups: varietal (such honeys where there is a predominance of pollen from a particular bloom) and multiflorous (without the advantage of any pollen). Linden, buckwheat, canola, Acacia-are examples of popular honey varietal. In the case of this type of honey is named always name the flower which the pollen in the predominantly used bees to produce honey.
  • spadziowe: these are honeys which arise, as suggested by their name, mainly with honeydew. Other small arthropods is a liquid that has a sweet taste, dense texture and viscosity. It occurs on the trees both these deciduous trees (oak, Hazel or lime) and coniferous (spruce, larch or FIR). Responsible for the emergence of honeydew are small insects, mainly aphids, but not only, also June and miodówki.
  • nektarowo-spadziowe: so honey which has been produced by the bees using both honeydew and pollen.