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Turkish Chestnut Organic Raw Honey:
What Is Chestnut Honey?
The most diverse flavoured member of the flower honey family, chestnut honey is one of the most special honey grown in Turkey. At the beginning of summer, chestnut trees begin to be produced with flowering. In our country, it is mostly found in the Black Sea, Aegean, Marmara and Mediterranean regions where chestnut forests are dense. Chestnut honey is quite different and important from other honey varieties in terms of its benefits and nutritional value. All information about the characteristics of chestnut honey, what its content consists of, how it should be consumed and its price can be found in our chestnut honey category. You can also read from our same article how genuine chestnut honey is understood and what we should consider when buying.
Features and price of chestnut honey
June and July in the first months of summer began to bloom in the period of chestnut trees are a delicious food source for worker bees. Worker bees enter a period of intense work when the flowers begin to bloom. Honey bees feed on the pollen, nectar and secretory substances they collect, while also providing pollination. Chestnut honey has different physical properties than other honey varieties and is distinguishable by the eye. In short, we can talk about its general physical characteristics as follows. It has a different aroma that combines sweet, bitter and bitter flavours, and when eaten, the taste of Chestnut is felt intensely. The colour of chestnut honey is dark brown and has a dense consistency. Because it is heavy fluid honey with a dense consistency, its viscosity value is high. pH value is higher than the flower honey. It crystallizes later than other honey. Crystallization is slower because the fructose ratio is higher than the glucose ratio. Granules formed as a result of crystallization are thin and can easily be converted to their former state by the benchmark method. It contains 2 times more iron components than flower honey. It contains vitamins B and C and vitamin value is one of the highest honey. Other common names of chestnut honey are bitter honey or crazy honey. The price of chestnut honey varies according to the fact that it meets the characteristics we have mentioned above, has passed through the quality control stages of production, has provided the principles of organic production. Honey, which we are sure meets all these criteria, qualifies as natural chestnut honey. We can safely choose honey, which has received an organic agriculture certificate and can see analysis reports. Our Shahbaz tea organic chestnut honey product is produced by our contract beekeepers in the chestnut forests of the Karadeniz region and is organically certified. It is filtered in its purest form without any heat treatment and pasteurization processes and reaches your table from honey jars. Analysis reports of genuine chestnut honey, which is one of our highest quality honey, can be seen in detail on our product page.
Benefits Of Chestnut Honey
One of the most important features of genuine honey is that it contains the ProLine enzyme in its structure. Chestnut honey also contains this enzyme in its structure and other components that should be in quality honey. It contains iron (Fe), potassium (K) minerals, C and complex B vitamins with a high ratio of other honey has an extra rich structure. This property increases the benefit of chestnut honey. A kilogram of chestnut honey, which is rich in nutrients, contains approximately 7.97 mg of iron, 0.44 mg of copper, 4.85 grams of potassium mineral.