Our Oregon Buckwheat honey - sometimes called ‘American Manuka’ because of its richness in vitamins and minerals – is dark, smoky and earthy, with deep molasses overtones. It pairs with mild cheese and works well as a sweet component in savory, butter-based sauces. Net Weight 8.6 oz.
Varietal (Type of Honey)
Buckwheat honey is a monofloral honey, which means the bees producing it primarily visit only one type of plant - the buckwheat flower. Buckwheat is typically grown for its grain-like (gluten free) seed. Buckwheat honey is a highly nutritious honey; a summer annual that blooms late into fall. It's nectar produces a dark flavorful honey with marked molasses and malt flavors. The color and flavor vary by region. Its strong flavor makes it a popular ingredient in hearty baked goods, barbecue sauces and dark beers. Pairs well with strong cheeses, grapefruit, or as a maple syrup replacement.
Bee Local's regional honeys reflect the diverse flavors of the state of Oregon, each harvested from hives that forage their local flowers and blossoms.
By shopping with Neighborhood Hive, you’re supporting the beekeeping operation of local beekeepers and honey farms across the globe. The honey farm responsible for this Oregon Buckwheat honey is based in Portland Oregon with a goal to source only the most sustainable, healthy and delicious honey in the country.