Cup Gum Raw Honey Kangaroo Island Organic (325g,glass)

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  • Brand: Island Beehive Honey
  • Country of origin: Australia
  • Certified organic (NASAA)
  • Suitable for gluten free diets
  • Not suitable for vegans (honey), suitable for api-vegetarians
  • GMO-free, BPA-free and not tested on animals
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  • Our Special Price $11.90
    RRP$13.95 (Save 17% off RRP)

    'A light delicate raw honey, known for its delicious hint of caramel'.
    Scarce - Kangaroo Island bushfires have reduced stock availability.
    Grab what you can.
    Prices have increased from Kangaroo Island, due to the immense re-building required of hives, infrastructure and feed to keep the bees alive. Devastation of flora and hives stock, with an on-going drought will greatly reduce all honey supplies from Kangaroo Island.
    Certified Organic Island Beehive Honey is available here at Organic Buyers Group and on Kangaroo Island!
    1kg and 325g Glass Jars - pure, recyclable packaging, eco-friendly and the best way to store your honey.
    Raw Grade A Premium Certified Organic Kangaroo Island Honey

    Cup Gum (E. cosmophylla) is a light delicate raw honey, known for its delicious hint of caramel. This is a beautiful winter flowering tree, small and rugged with large leaves, large cream flowers and a beautiful pink timber. The precious Cup Gum only flowers every 1-2 years.

    Premium Certified Organic Raw Cup Gum Honey by Island Beehive - Kangaroo Island's most famous honey producer and home to the world's only remaining pure strain of Ligurian honeybee.

    This single varietal honey comes straight from the producer, so is of the highest quality from Island Beehive. It is not mixed with other varieties, to retain its purity and distinct flavour.

    Nature is at its best on Kangaroo Island, pure with pristine natural flora perfect for honeybees. Only the best certified organic premium honey is produced, packed with all the nutrition and goodness honey is known for.

    Collection of honey takes place from the Island's 30 species of flowering eucalypts, a myriad of other Australian trees and shrubs, wildflowers and other introduced flora. The amount and varieties of honey produced can be affected by seasonal conditions.

    The variety of nectar collected by the bee also controls the outcome of colour and flavour, with some honeys very dark with bold flavours whilst others are light and more delicate.

    Raw, candied, crystals, the honey process and does honey expire?
    Island Beehive
    produces certified organic honey that is world renowned for its quality and purity.

    Honey to our tables: The following process occurs -
    "harvest - storage in bulk containers - slightly heated at low temperatures to - bottle in customer size containers, stored till - customer purchase - open to enjoy!"

    Honey never expires due to its high anti-bacterial qualities. Only a packaged date is provided on the jar. Honey has been regularly found in ancient Egyptian tombs, opened today in perfect condition, able to be enjoyed.

    RAW honey is extracted and packed at low temperatures to retain its natural colours, flavours and its many nutritional qualities - vitamins, minerals and important enzymes necessary for our health.

    Why are some honeys more liquid vs candied, crystallised?
    Liquid honey has been heated hence its runnier nature. The higher the heat, the more liquid the honey. This is not good as it destroys alot of the nutrients.

    This RAW honey will be slightly naturally candied, crystallised or creamed due to time, seasons (winter vs summer temperatures) and the low temperature extraction method to produce a
    premium quality, and healthier honey, guaranteed and certified to be free of all contaminants.

    Also, honey that has been more recently bottled maybe more runny due to the low pre-heating prior to bottling and time even if it is from the same harvest compared to an earlier bottled container.

    So a naturally candied honey is proof of the ORGANIC RAW nature of the honey.

    How can I dissolve the crystals in my raw organic honey?

    1. Heat your honey in an oven at 50-60°C for a few minutes to allow a gentle heating to dissolve any crystals.
    Any higher temperature will burn the honey and reduce its nutritional benefits. After your first try, you will find the ideal time. Set your temperature and time so you can reduce the risk of overheating.

    2. Leave your honey in a warmer spot before use, to allow the raw honey to warm alittle for a smoother consistency. Ideal in warmer, sunnier weather.

    3. Place a bowl of your honey over a warm (not hot) double boiler or on top of a cup/bowl of warm/hot water around
    50-60°C. Stir and melt.

    No microwaves please!

    Ingredients: 100% Pure Grade A Premium Raw Certified Organic Honey from the only pure strain of the Ligurian Honeybee.

    Store: In a dark cupboard. Can leave in a warmer spot before use, to allow the raw honey to warm alittle for a smoother consistency.

    Origin: Kangaroo Island, Australia
    Certification: NASAA (The National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia)

    Western Australia and New Zealand customers please note:
    Quarantine restrictions do not permit honey to be imported into WA or NZ 

    • Brand: Island Beehive Honey
    • Product Code: F00056
    • Shipping Weight: 0.62 kg
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