First time ever a Greek Honey wins a gold medal at BIOLMIEL, an prestigious international food competition in Italy. Congratulations to Panagiotis Maroulis and his Amorgiano Thyme Honey.
The international jury at BIOLMIEL evaluated over 170 organic honeys from various countries examined in late January in Bologna.
BIOLMIEL is open to producers who practise organic farming methods according to national and international rules in force.
From Greece eighty different honeys were presented at the competition.
Thyme Honey Amorgiano from Langada
The nutritional value of honey has been known since ancient times. The sugars of honey are simply absorbed immediately and so Honey is a quick source of energy for the body, suitable for athletes, children, pregnant women, sick and tired of each organization.
It is rich in minerals known as minerals (calcium, magnesium, iron, chlorine, potassium, phosphorus) which are constituents of bones and cells. It has antiseptic properties, is cordial, has antimicrobial activity, inhibits the growth of bacteria and other pathogens, acts as a safeguard for the liver and helps to lower blood pressure.
It has antioxidant properties and has the ability to prevent the formation of free radicals in the body which are ‘responsible’ for a number of diseases including heart disease, the neuro-degenerative, even cancer and aging. The Thyme Honey particular has chimeioprostateftikes properties of breast cancer, prostate and endometrium.
Honey “Amorgiano Agroktima” is unheated, unfiltered and Crystallization is a natural process that does not involve any change in nutritional value.
Read more about Panagiotis Maroulis Langada based farm Amorgiano Farm, a modern apiary based on principles of Organic Bee-Keeping. His farm and production is certified by BIO HELLAS, a state funded certification institute for organicfood companies covering the whole chain of foodstuff, from animal farms to food retailers and export industries.