This superior buckwheat honey compliments with a unique earthy molasses flavor. A little less sweet than typical honey and dark in color, this honey is best used in baking, and as a stable ingredient in dark beers and hearty sauces.
Net Weight 11.1 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.
Harvested by bees in southern California following the blossom of Buckwheat flowers. All hives are kept in areas where organic growing techniques are practiced and no antibiotic or pesticides are used, and only glass jars are used in bottling.
By shopping with Neighborhood Hive, you’re supporting the beekeeping operation of local beekeepers and honey farms across the globe. The family owned farm responsible for this raw Buckwheat honey is based in Yorba LInda, CA and manages hives across Southern California.