The Tuscan sunflower honey is amber yellow on sight. As it is rich in glucose, crystallization is very fast and crystallizing the color becomes more intense. The smell reminds of the smell of hay and tomato leaf. The taste confirms the herbaceous perceptions, sweet and slightly fruity. Its generic name derives from two Greek words helios Sole and anthos "flower. It is a characteristic flower of the Tuscan hills where it is cultivated mainly for its seed which can be used in animal husbandry as a food for animals, both for the production of oil of sunflower seeds.The cultivation in a predominantly hilly area like that of Tuscany manages to create views that our tourists will hardly forget.ticheranno.
ORIGIN:Between Florence and Siena, on the hills that from the ancient Romanesque parish church of Santo Stefano a Campoli gently descend towards the villages of Mercatale in Val di Pesa and Montefiridofi 300 m asl. ).
STORAGE METHOD: At room temperature, away from sources of heat, light and humidity. Expiry date 18 months after packaging. Once opened, honey can be stored outside the refrigerator at a temperature not exceeding 20 and away from light. In fact, the high sugar content naturally present in this product prevents bacterial multiplication and the deterioration process..
RECOMMENDED COMBINATIONS: Ideal in the classic breakfast on rusks. Those who play sports consume honey. In fact, before, during and after a competition, it strengthens the muscles, increases endurance and promotes recovery. It is particularly indicated in the diet for children, in fact, unlike sugar, it favors the fixation of mineral salts; excellent to combine withcheeses.