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meli

μέλι

#Honey μέλι δάσους, μέλι ελληνικό και μέλι θυμαρίσιο ελληνιχών νήσων 🍯

Honey. Greek honey is delicious and exceptionally good for you, as over 100 different kinds of plants contribute their pollen to the production by the busy bees. Greece's 15000 full and part time beekeepers are constantly relocating the hives to according to the season, and often leaving them in nearly inaccessible places on mountainsides.

Greek bee hives

Some Greek honeys are quite unusual:

μέλι αγριολούλουδου (meli agriolouloudou): wildflower honey

μέλι από άνθη πορτοκαλιού or μέλι πορτοκαλιάς (meli apo anthi portokaliou or meli porokalias): orange blossom honey, from the Peloponnese and western Greece

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Text © Dana Facaros

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