The Buzz in Hungary
Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Its capital, Budapest, is bisected by the Danube River. Its cityscape is studded with architectural landmarks from Buda’s medieval Castle Hill and grand neoclassical buildings along Pest’s Andrássy Avenue to the 19th-century Chain Bridge. Turkish and Roman influence on Hungarian culture includes the popularity of mineral spas, including at thermal Lake Hévíz.
Population: 9.71 million
Official language: Hungarian
Government: Parliamentary system, Unitary state, Parliamentary republic
Our partner apiary is well established, recently celebrating it's 10th year in business in one of Hungary's largest National Parks. The park has been declared as a UNESCO biosphere reserve since 1979 creating some of the purest honey imaginable.
All over the world the best known Hungarian honey of all types is the acacia honey. It has special quality and our Hungaricum is requested in abroad as well. All over -Europe we have the most coherent acacia tree forests, the one fifth part of the domestic forest stand is acacia. Moreover, the biggest part of it is pure stand acacia forest.
Varieties of honey
All over the world, the most well-known Hungarian honey is acacia honey. It has a special quality and is shipped all over the globe. In Europe, the acacia tree makes up one-fifth of domestic forests.
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The color of the acacia honey is crystal-clean, light yellow or has greenish shade sometimes in the year. It has acacia flower scent. The flavor without taint makes this honey individual, also we can feel it sweeter than the others but its acidity is lower. It's rich in fruit sugar thus, it crystallizes slowly so it can keep its consistence for 1-2 years. The acacia honey is the one of the world's three lowest crystallizing honey. Besides its good sweeten facility that's why it is so requested honey all over the world market.
Milkweed is also known as silkweed. In Europe, it is widely spread only in Hungary. That's why the milkweed honey is certified as Hungaricum. It yields on barren sand where other plants doesn't. Although, it was developed for a drastic weed, it can bind the sand on the barren soil.
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It blooms after the acacia and it gives the best nectar around 28-30 degrees Celsius. It doesn't bloom with other flowers at the same time. It composes 1-3 °/o of the Hungarian honey production. Its honey is light, colorless or yellowish and has a characteristic odor and taste Milkweed honey. Because of the special structure of the flower it does not contain its pollen.
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