Flower honey is often referred to as a honey of dandelions and fruit blossoms. It has a light yellow colour and is mild in taste. Also the white to ivory-coloured rapeseed honey. From the sham acacia the light to golden-yellow acacia honey is obtained, it is also called robinia honey. It remains extremely long liquid and is used for sweetening tea because of its sweetly mild taste. Sunflower honey has a strong taste. Its smell is slightly resinous and has a light yellow to orange-yellow coloration. The heather honey has a jelly-like consistency, which also has a rather strong aroma. Extremely sweet, on the other hand, is the greenish-white, sometimes yellowish lime honey with a fruity and slightly minty taste. A very thin consistency is typical of clover honey obtained from white clover fields. It is also rather mild in taste, with white to ivory appearance. A bitter honey is the reddish-brown chestnut honey obtained from the chestnut forests. Unusually dark is the buckwheat honey, which has a strong, beet syrup-like aroma. Forest, leaf and fir honey are obtained from honeydew.
They all usually have a rather strong taste. From Australia comes the Jellybush honey, which is obtained from a tea tree species and candied jelly-like. Eucalyptus honey from Italy smells slightly like eucalyptus, but does not taste like it. Lavender honey is a specialty from France and has a distinct lavender aroma. For its unique taste, the Tasmanian leather wood honey from Australia is appreciated. Very aromatic honeys from resinous and shrubby plants come from the Mediterranean, as do the thyme honey from Greece. The Tupelo honey from Florida contains twice as much fructose as glucose, so it does not candie.