What makes Tropical Traditions Canadian Raw Honey special? A lot, actually. First, this wonderful raw honey is completely organic in nature, and is collected from bees that are allowed to roam freely in their natural habitat in the wilderness of Canada, so they collect the pollens from flowers that are totally free of pesticides and other chemical contaminants. This is a process that is very difficult to regulate, therefore there are very, very few truly organic honeys available on the market today.
Another unique thing about the raw honey from Tropical Traditions? Well, most honeys are heated, filtered, and pasteurized, which removes essential enzymes and nutrients. Tropical Traditions Organic Raw Honey has not been subjected to the heat of processing, only warmed enough to flow (same temperatures the honey would see inside the hive). Tropical Traditions selects only premium honey that is pure, smooth and creamy, with the consistency of soft margarine at harvest. It contains live yeast and enzymes, because it has not been processed. It also contains pollen because it has not been filtered—merely screened.
Fine textured crystals are characteristic of totally pure, unheated, unprocessed, raw honey. Properly crystallized honey has a fine, smooth texture. Crystallized honey preserves natural goodness and doesn’t drip. The more rapidly honey crystallizes the finer the texture will be. It will also turn harder over time as it crystallizes. Truly raw honeys do not deteriorate with age, but like fine wines, continue to age and develop into more complex tastes.
When I received my Tropical Traditions Canadian Raw Honey, the difference between this and conventional honey was immediately visible. This honey is whitish, and has a creamy, almost buttery consistency. This is a far cry from the orangey, sticky honey we're all used to consuming. Take a look!
Overall, I am absolutely blown away by the quality and flavor of Tropical Traditions Canadian Raw Honey. The flavor is completely unsurpassed by any honey I have ever tried before, and knowing that it is certified organic and raw makes me feel good about serving this honey to my family. Try it! I guarantee you will love it, and will never look at honey the same again!
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***Disclosure:I received a complimentary product to facilitate my review. No other compensation was provided, and all opinions are 100% honest and have not been influenced in any way.***