28 June 2020/
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Chestnut honey known to be one of the best dark honey in the world. Chestnut honey is rich ( and perhaps the richest of all ) in trace elements such as Potassium , Magnesium , Manganese and Barium, but in fructose and Tannins as well, due to the chestnut tree. Chestnut honey is a natural antiseptic honey.

The chestnut tree belongs to the same family as beeches and oaks. For thousands of years the chestnut was a primary source of nutrition in the mountainous areas of the Mediterranean where grains did not grow well. The primary honey producer, the sweet chestnut tree (Castanea sativa) is common in Europe where it was introduced from Sardis (in what is now Turkey) thousands of years ago.

This honey contains a large quantity of pollen grains which give it a very strong taste. This is one of its main advantages, because the strong presence of the pollen increases its nutritional value which helps in blood circulation and it is also a very good tonic.

Chestnut raw honey is the richest in antioxidants honey in the world. Is a high medicinal value honey, with natural antiseptic properties.


an intense, penetrating plant aroma which is pungent and aromatic


slightly bitter, it is astringent and slightly tannic on the palate, with notes of cocoa beans, carob beans and tobacco

Production area and period:

It is collected in the chestnut groves of the Marmara and Blacksea Region in Turkey, above all at the end of summer.

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