Regional honeys

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Honey comes in various types based on the region its grown and the types of flower that provide the nectar.

European honeys[edit]

There are several European honey types with PDO/PGI that are protected under EU law with PDO status. Some of the criteria for the production of this honey include that it:

  • must be of high quality
  • may not contain any imported honey
  • may not contain any additives
  • must have a water content of less than 20%[1]

Australia and Pacific Islands[edit]

  • Eucalyptus honey made in Australia
  • Leatherwood Honey, a noted monofloral honey from Tasmania that has been recognised by the international Slow Food movement in its Ark of Taste.
  • Manuka honey made in New Zealand

American honeys[edit]

American honeys include: