Orange (Citrus) blossom honey

Orange (citrus) blossom honey is a monofloral honey primarily produced by bees that collect nectar from orange tree blossoms. Orange blossom honey is popular where orange groves are abundant. It is used as a sweetener in a variety of foods and beverages and is also enjoyed on its own or spread. 

Orange blossom honey is known for its antibacterial properties and is believed to have several health benefits, such as reducing inflammation and improving digestion.

Taste: Intense flavor

Aroma: has a distinctive citrusy aroma 

Color: light to medium amber

Crystallization: This honey crystallizes very quickly therefore, it is recommended to be consumed in a short time.

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