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Regional honeys

Honey comes in various types based on the region it is grown and the types of flower that provide the nectar.


European honeysEdit

There are several European honey types with PDO/PGI that are protected under EU law with PDO status. Some of the criteria for the production of this honey include that it:

  • must be of high quality
  • may not contain any imported honey
  • may not contain any additives
  • must have a water content of less than 20%[1]
  • Greece
  • Miel de Galicia or Mel de Galicia
  • Miel de Granada
  • Miel de La Alcarria
  • Miel d'Alsace
  • Miel de Corse
  • Miel de Provence
  • Miel de Sapin des Vosges
  • Miele della Lunigiana
  • Ghasel
  • Miód wrzosowy z Borów Dolnośląskich
  • Bartnik Sądecki
  • APIS Apiculture Cooperative
  • Mel da Serra da Lousã
  • Mel da Serra de Monchique
  • Mel da Terra Quente
  • Mel das Terras Altas do Minho
  • Mel de Barroso
  • Mel do Alentejo
  • Mel do Parque de Montezinho
  • Mel do Ribatejo Norte
  • Mel dos Açores
  • Sunflower
  • Buckwheat
  • Acacia

Australia and Pacific IslandsEdit

  • Eucalyptus honey made in Australia
  • Leatherwood Honey, a noted monofloral honey from Tasmania that has been recognised by the international Slow Food movement in its Ark of Taste.
  • Manuka honey made in New Zealand

American honeysEdit

American honeys include: