Thyme, citrus, thistle, eucalyptus, carob honey
Product included in the national list of traditional agri-food products (PAT)
Type PAT : Products of animal origin (honey, various types of dairy products except butter)
Technical data sheet of the traditional agri-food product (PAT)
Area of production: Syracuse, Catania, Ragusa and Monti Iblei.
Brief description of the product: Honey comes from the nectar of the flowers of plant species visited by bees.
Description of the processing and maturing methods: The honey is extracted from the honeycombs by the centrifugation method, filtered and stored at room temperature in a cool place.
Specific materials and equipment used for preparation and conditioning: Steel honey extractors, dosing pump, glass jars are used.
Description of the processing, storage and maturing rooms: The processing room of about 168 square meters. divided into 5 rooms:
- Honey extraction environment
- Packaging and storage environment
- Various material storage
Elements proving that the methodologies have been practiced in a homogeneous way and according to traditional rules for a period of not less than 25 years:
Source Pat Cards: Sicily Region
Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero
Information contributions: Web, Region of Sicily
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