This beautiful Sulla (French Honeysuckle) blossom organic honey from Italy has a pale colour and soft crystallization, with an aroma and flavour of delicate and light fruitiness.
Italian Sulla honey is a mono-floral honey made from the nectar and pollen of Hedysarum coronarium flowers. This flowering plant is grown in Abruzzo, Molise and other parts of Southern Italy for use as animal feed and for honey production. Italy is currently the largest producer of the variety and Sulla honey holds some of the highest certifications for clean honey production in Italy.
Eating Italian Sulla honey is said to be good for treating a sore throat, cough, colds, some flu symptoms and relieving stomach aches. The honey has antibacterial, antioxidant, soothing and tonic properties.
It is a fantastic sweetener, in tea or for homemade jams and other cooking. It is delicate and sweet and very light in colour. It is harvested from late Spring and throughout the Summer.
about the producer
In 1896 Giuseppeantonio Iacovanelli decided to buy some hives in the nearby village of Villa Santa Maria, in the province of Chieta, in order to increase the production of honey and feed his children, whose number increased to five in that year. His decision initiated a tradition that continues up to the present day as the passion for beekeeping and honey has been handed down from father to son in the Iacovanelli family.
ADI Apicoltura was founded in 1982 by Dario, the grandson of Giuseppeantonio, ADI being the abbreviation of Apicoltura Dario Iacovanelli. Today his sons Piero and Fabio continue the business which is recognised throughout Italy as a leader in the sector.