Are you aware of the many health benefits locally grown honey can provide?
Nature’s Energy Food: Because honey is a rich source of carbohydrates, providing 17 grams per tablespoon, it is an effective fuel source for athletes.
Natural Cough Suppressant: Try a spoonful of honey to soothe and coat your throat and to suppress your cough.
Do not feed to infants under 1 year of age.
All-natural, raw honey has been known to provide a number of health benefits, such as: vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants; as well as helping with the relief of allergies, nervousness, anxiety and insomnia.
Specific flavor and health benefits are a direct result of the flower pollinated by the bees. Flavors vary depending on the season, but all contain a variety of health benefits. H.L. Franklin’s Healthy Honey flavors have included:
- Thick & aromatic flavor, dark amber in color — Perfect for baking, great sugar substitute in hot or cold coffee and tea — Floral source is high in pollen & beneficial enzymes, known as an excellent preventative against local allergies — Hives located in Bryan, Bulloch, Long & Tattnall Counties, Georgia
- Light & golden honey — buttery undertones & smooth in texture, complex herbal and fruity flavors — pairs well with baked goods and robust cheeses such as blue — pure Tupelo never crystallizes and is considered the “Cadillac” of honey by many! — Hives located in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, Long, McIntosh & Tattnall Counties, Georgia
- Rich, distinctive flavor with subtle hints of blackberry — Great table honey, pairs well with desserts — Floral source is high in vitamin C & antioxidants, known to help aid infections & sore throats — Hives located in Bryan, Bulloch, Candler, Evans, Long & Tattnall Counties, Georgia
- Light amber honey — mild in taste, subtle sweetness — Pairs well with parmesan and other hard cheeses — One of the leading honey sources in Southern U.S. — Quicker to crystallize, making it great as a spreadable topping or glaze — Hives located in Bulloch, Burke, Candler, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins & Tattnall Counties, Georgia
- Extremely aromatic, medium to dark amber honey — Distinctive, bold flavor of anise and spice — Pairs well with breads, biscuits and makes an excellent addition to barbecue sauces, dressings and ciders — Prized by honey connoisseurs, rarely found outside of produced area due to supply & demand — Hives located on the Foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Swain County, North Carolina
- Full-bodied, robust and herbal in flavor with woody overtones — Amber in color, lighter and thinner in consistency than most honeys — Pairs well with hard cheeses, meats and citrus — Saw Palmetto berries are known to be extremely high in fatty acids & sterols, often used in herbal support for prostate health — Hives border Ocala National Forest in Lake County, Florida
- Dark amber honey — Mild flavor with floral overtones — excellent addition to baked goods, fruit & vegetable dressings — Harvested from a mixture of floral sources, often considered helpful in relieving seasonal allergies — Hives located in Screven & Effingham Counties, Georgia
- Extra light amber honey, sweet & fruity in flavor — floral overtones with a distinct aroma of orange blossoms — Great table honey as well as an excellent addition to dressings, marinades and pairs well with chocolate desserts — Floral source high in antioxidants and known to be a good source of minerals — Hives located on Lake Yale in Lake County, Florida