The color of Organic Honeydew Honey is quite dark. It is very dense and does not crystallize. The flavor of this honey is less sweet than nectar honeys and is characteristic with its aftertaste of bark, earth and sugar. Organic Honeydew Honey is rich in minerals, potassium, phosphorus and iron, has a regulating action on the intestinal flora, increases the hemoglobin rate in the blood and fights hypocalcemia.
It also has a regulatory effect on menstrual cycles, does not cause acidosis, does not cause metabolic imbalance because it contains the vitamin B complex, enzymes and trace elements, does not cause unnatural rise in blood sugar with consequent abnormal production of insulin, does not cause alterations in fat metabolism , resulting in overweight: in short, a real natural cure-all!
- Gluten Free
The "Il Pungiglione" Cooperative has its roots in the Papa Giovanni XXIII Community Association, founded by Don Oreste Benzi and, since the beginning of its history, has focused on the quality of the products of the honey supply chain combined with the quality of the social recovery of disadvantaged people , especially those who come from the penitentiary system. The quality of the products is guaranteed by numerous certifications, certificates and awards and is obtained through particular attention to every single detail. The cooperative works organically the various bee products: honey, honeydew, royal jelly, wax and propolis. Recently, as regards the chestnut and acacia honeys produced in Lunigiana, the unique DOP recognition in Italy was obtained by the European Union.
With the cooperative il Pungiglione the Associazione Comunità Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII therefore demonstrates the possibility of making beekeeping a means of social reintegration, therapy and work.
The people in difficulty employed in Boceda come from various residential structures and in particular from the Casa Famiglia San Francesco di Castagnetoli, a reality that can accommodate about twenty people, including the couple's family who live constantly on the spot and guarantees human warmth to welcome and authority to support the development of individual potential. Rinascere is a project for the prevention and reduction of social hardship with good success rates, born thanks to the collaboration of volunteers and supported by local authorities.