Thursday, 10 November 2011

Honey's here!


I finally tasted it this morning and I LOVE IT! 
It really is a tasty tasty honey. Nice and earthy but still light and sweet. It's slightly floral at the end.
I did the "Eat it 'till I'm sick" test and I could eat twice as much of this new honey on a spoon ( Ironbark-Red Gum)  than I could the last batch of honey.  I think because of the rich flavour it's going to be much better for flavouring cakes, breads, drinks and cookies etc.

I really really liked the last lot we had that was mild and floral but this is my favourite so far. It's a slightly darker amber colour (but not dark) than the last batch of honey and is stronger in flavour. 

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(the pic on the right is not this batch, this new batch is lighter in colour but still very runny and fresh)

Friday, 4 November 2011

RAW HONEY order open - arriving in 1 week!

Raw Ironbark/Hill Gum Honey - Open for orders and payment now!

PRICE:
HONEY is $7 per kilo and comes in 15 kilo buckets with lids = $105.00 per tub (minimum order is 1 tub)
Honey comb is $8 for a 400-450g size in a take away container.

QTY
40 x 15kilo tubs
27 containers of Comb Honey

HONEY INFO: (These Gums flower at the same time, the honey for this order is collected from both flowers)
Iron Bark -Iron Bark Eucalyptus trees flower throughout the year and these species are widely spread through eastern Australia. A premium honey with characteristic delicate aroma, good density and light colour with a gentle sweetness. It is an excellent flavour enhancer in the baking of cakes and biscuits as well as a sweetener in beverages. A honey connoisseur's favourite.
Hill Gum - Eucalyptus Blakelyi (Blakely's Red Gum)
Hill Gum is a sub species within the Red Gum family.  Smaller than their majestic river cousins, they grow on flats and hillsides in higher rainfall areas.  Hill Gum honey has become quite rare.Hill Gum honey has an interesting flavour, amazingly refreshing with a mild mint tea character that leaves the palate slightly tingling. Slightly sweeter than it's other relative Red Gums.

Any questions/ info for payment and delivery details please contact your Co-op Managers or email me at co-opstop@hotmail.com