Honey is a natural treasure, known for its beneficial properties since ancient times.
The ancient Greeks valued honey & its properties as a gift from the gods. It is no
coincidence that honey and bees play a leading role in mythology. Hippocrates
distinguished honey for its healing properties and recommended it as a medicine in
Where the fir forest meets the thyme fields on Mt Giona in the Municipality of
Delphi, our permanent apiary is located. This rare natural coexistence results in our
fir and thyme honey of a limited production which is a worldwide innovation and is
available in luxurious numbered packages.
The natural combination of fir and wild thyme that grow in high altitude, give honey
wonderful levels of flavour , coming in waves of evolution. The aftertaste is equally
delightful and the length extraordinary. This is honey with increased healthy
characteristics and rare aromas.
The health characteristics of our fir with thyme honey are determined by a study of
" Antibacterial and antioxidant properties of MELLIN Honey compared to MANUKA
Honey UMF 24+ ", which was carried out by the University of Thessaly(Greece), school
of health science.
Fir with Thyme honey exhibited High Antibacterial and antioxidant activity,
superior to MANUKA Honey UMF 24+.
This is the first and only university study that has been done for branded Greek
Awarded with the highest prize, 3 gold stars , ranking it amongst the elite of 1% from
12,366 entries at the international contest Great Taste Awards 2017 in the UK. and
twice with 1 gold star in 2015 and 2016.
It is one of the best organic honey in the world, after winning several medals in
Biolmiel (2019, 2018, 2016 ), the unique quality competition for organic honey, in Italy.
It has become a Winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2020 (New York) in the category of
the Best Luxury Honey in Greece. Luxury Lifestyle Awards is a global award selecting,
recognizes, celebrates, and promotes the best luxury goods and services all over the
A beekeeper (3rd generation) : Rellos Constantinos – MELLIN
Permanent Apiary - Altitude: Mt Giona, Municipality of Delphi, Greece - 1000 m
Special Characteristics: Natura 2000
Limited Production(numbered packages)
High Antibacterial and antioxidant activity, superior to
Manuka honey UMF 24+