White tupelo honey is incredibly expensive to produce because care must be taken by the beekeepers to harvest the combs at the right time right when the white tupelo gum tree blossoms, so that only the nectar from these blossoms is collected. Beehives are placed on tall platforms several hundred feet in length amid the knee-deep swamps in which the Tupelo grows, blossoming only three or four weeks each year. Beekeepers move painstakingly through the riverbed on barges, lifting the hives by hand. To see this in action, check out the movie Ulee's Gold! Moon Shine Trading Company's Florida Tupelo Honey boasts a glowing hue, accompanied by delightful fruity and floral notes, and balanced with a hint of rich, dried fruits. An American Classic and one of the most desired honeys in the world, this is the perfect pancake honey. Drizzle away as Tupelo Honey is well known for its non-granulating characteristic, which means it almost never crystalizes! RAW OR PROCESSED? Honey can be sold in two forms, raw or processed. Processed means it was heated up to high temperatures which would potentially kill the germs (like pasteurization) and allow honey to get a runny syrup like texture. Pasteurization is neither required, nor beneficial. The high heat kills many vitamins and enzymes turning ...
- Brand: Moon Shine Trading Company
- ASIN: B002YFCYYO
- UPC: 012453092587