Chestnut honey from the Andreini beekeeping is produced by bees kept in pristine surroundings in the hills of Lucca.
This honey has the ‘organic certification ‘ by body ICEA Toscana; According to Regulation EC 834/2007, organic farming does not use synthetic chemicals (fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, pesticides in general), neither genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Chestnut honey has an intense amber colour and quite dark; the honey has an acrid and woody smell and the taste is incisive with a bitter aftertaste; This honey crystallizes with difficulty.
Chestnut honey is ideal with meats, game meat and aged cheeses, it matches very well with strong flavors; it is very good combined with lightly smoked dishes; It goes perfectly with black tea, not fruity red wines and beers.
Chestnut Honey has also beneficial properties such as restorative, antiseptic and tonics; in Tuscany, it is used in case of a cough and sore throat warm the milk and dissolve some of this honey at night before going to bed.
Keep in a cool place.
Produced and packaged by Apicoltura Andreini, via della Chiesa 181/b, Piazzano-Lucca-Italia