Honey is not the same as honey and there are certainly experts who can taste the small and subtle differences between a flower honey and a forest honey also blindfolded. For laymen, the variety is often only recognizable by the inscription on the label. There are quite distinctive distinguishing marks for a flower honey and a forest honey.
Probably the biggest difference between a flower and a forest honey is that the flower honey is extracted from the nectar of flowers and the forest honey from honeydew.
As the name flower honey says quite clearly, it is the flowers that are flown by the bees in their search for food. However, the final nature of the honey always depends on which type of flower the bees have visited. For example, if the bees mainly fly to flowering rapefields, then a relatively bright rapeseed honey is produced. If, on the other hand, the bees have their territory mainly in areas with acacias, then the very liquid acacia honey is produced. By the way, the color of honey changes over the course of a year. This depends, of course, on the different flowering times of the respective plants. Basically, however, it can be said that the honey varieties are particularly bright in spring and become darker and darker in the summer.
Forest honey from fir forests is obtained from honeydew and not from flower nectar. This honeydew is the excretion of tree lice. This is certainly not an all-too appetizing idea, but the forest honey is so aromatic precisely because of it. Forest honey usually has a very dark color and also retains its liquid consistency for quite a long time.
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