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
Organic fir honey “MELLIN” is produced among the high peaks and the dense fir
forests of Mt Ghiona of the Municipality of Delphi, at an altitude of 2,508 m which
belongs to the European ecological network of regions Natura 2000.
It also contains many wild herbs such as mint, Trifolium, oregano, etc.
The combination of fir and wild herbs that grow at high altitude, give honey an
extremely layered taste with increased healthy characteristics and rare aromas.
The health characteristics of our fir 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 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
Multi-awarded and one of the best organic honey in the world, after winning
several medals in Biolmiel, the unique quality competition for organic honey in
Italy and in the international contest Great Taste Awards in London.
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+