Organic chestnut honey, organic certified chestnut honey produced by our contracted beekeepers in chestnut forests.
What is Chestnut Honey?
The different flavored member of the family flower honey, chestnut honey is one of the most special honeys grown in Turkey. It begins to be produced with the blooming of chestnut trees in early summer. In our country, it is mostly found in places where chestnut forests are dense in the Black Sea, Aegean, Marmara, and Mediterranean regions. Chestnut honey has a very different and important place compared to other types of honey in terms of its benefits and nutritional value. You can find all the information about the properties of chestnut honey, what it contains, how it should be consumed, and the price of chestnut honey. You can also read from the same article how genuine chestnut honey is understood and what we should consider when buying.
Properties and Price of Chestnut Honey
Chestnut trees, which started to bloom in the first months of summer in June and July, are a delicious food source for worker bees. When worker bees start to blossom, they enter an intensive working period. While honey bees feed themselves with the pollen, nectar, and secretions they collect, they also provide pollination. Chestnut honey has different physical properties than other honey varieties and is distinctive to the eye. In short, we can talk about general physical properties as follows. It has a different aroma that combines sweet, bitter and acrid flavors and when eaten, the chestnut taste is felt intensely. The color of chestnut honey is dark brown and dense. It has a high viscosity value because it is a thick viscous, viscous honey. pH value is higher than flower honey. It crystallizes later than other honey. Crystallization is slower because the fructose rate is higher than the glucose ratio. The granules formed as a result of crystallization are thin and can easily be restored with the double boiler method. It contains 2 times more iron components than flower honey. It is one of the honey with the highest vitamin value with the B and C vitamins it contains. Other common names of chestnut honey are bitter honey or mad honey. The price of chestnut honey varies according to the fact that it meets the above-mentioned features, has passed the quality control stages of production, and has provided the principles of organic production. The honey haikiki, which we are sure to meet all these criteria, is called chestnut honey. We can safely choose the honey that has received an organic agriculture certificate and we can see the analysis reports. Our Şahbaz Çaylı organic chestnut honey product is produced by our contracted beekeepers in the chestnut forests of the black sea region and is certified organic. It is filtered in its purest form without any heat treatment and without pasteurization processes and reaches your table from honey jars. You can see the analysis reports, the content of the chestnut honey, which is one of our highest quality honey, in which region it is produced, in detail on our product page.
Benefits of Chestnut Honey
One of the most important features of genuine honey is that it contains the enzyme proline. Chestnut honey also contains this enzyme and other components that should be in quality honey. It has an extra rich structure than other honey with its high content of iron (Fe), potassium (K) minerals, C and complex B vitamins. This feature increases the benefit of chestnut honey. There are approximately 7.97 mg iron, 0.44 mg copper and 4.85-gram potassium mineral in one kilogram of nutrient-rich chestnut honey.
Things to Know About Using Chestnut Honey
The shelf life of our chestnut honey is 36 months. The recommended daily consumption is one teaspoon each morning and evening. Do not exceed the recommended daily portion. Bee products can have an allergic effect in people with high allergies. It is recommended not to use for those at risk of allergies. It should not be given to children under 1 year. Do not buy ripped or opened product.
Eğriçayır Honey won the following medals in international competitions:
2015 BiolMiel Gold in Italy
2014 BiolMiel Gold in Italy
2013 Silver in Ukraine Apimondia
2013 BiolMiel Silver in Italy
2011 Silver in Slovenia Apimedica
2009 in Apimondia, France
Every stage of special bee products, from production to packaging, are inspected and certified by the Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and independent certification body.
In addition to the products Eğriçayır produces, they also offer you special products that they are proud of being produced in our region. With the influence of their trust, many of our friends requested Taurus Honey from them. Eğriçayır realizes that they need to be very careful about honey products, whose reliability needs to be questioned seriously. Therefore; They decided to cooperate with Eğriçayır Arı Ürünleri brand, which produces award-winning and organic certified honey products in the district they are in, and to offer you the tastiest honey products of the Taurus. As a family, Eğriçayır shares these special products that they consume with confidence, with peace of mind.