Honey of Efkarpos’ company is a high quality honey and is produced and standardized in the region of Aitoloakarnania in Greece.
Efkarpos’ honey derives from honeydew that is produced by the excretions of plants or insects that suck in the plants and its quality is checked annually by the appropriate government agencies, while it is considered among the best in Greece.
Efkarpos’ honey is divided in three kinds:This kind (produced from the honeyed excretions of the insect Marchalina hellenica known as the “workman” of the pine) has high nutritional value, thanks to the many different substances which contains.This Kind is rich in minerals (potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron) and is famous for its extremely good taste and its characteristic appearance.This kind is top quality honey, thanks to its exceptional flavor and taste. It is known for its restorative and antiseptic properties, while it prevents cardiovascular disorders and has a beneficial effect in the diseases of the urinary and digestive system.From ancient times to today, honey is an essential part of the daily human diet and is considered to have a beneficial effect on humankind as it contributes to its longevity. Especially, due to the glucose that it contains, it acts as a tonic for the human body and conduces effectively to the proper functioning of the heart, liver and digestive system. It also helps in the effective functioning of the large intestine and is considered to have soothing and relaxing properties.
Honey is the natural sweet substance produced by Apis mellifera bees from the nectar of plants or from the secretions of living parts of plants or excretions of plant-sucking insects on the living parts of plants, which the bees collect, transform by combining with specific substances of their own, deposit, dehydrate, store and leave in honeycombs in order to ripen DIRECTIVE 2001/110/EC of the European Council