Miele di Santoreggia

Miele di Santoreggia, also known as savory honey, is a unique and delicious honey variety found in the Lazio region of Italy. This particular type of honey is produced by bees that collect nectar from the flowers of the savory plant, which is abundant in the region. It has a distinct flavor profile, combining the sweetness of honey with the savory and herbal notes of the plant.

In the Lazio region, Miele di Santoreggia can be found in various towns and communes. Some of the places where you can find this honey include Ariccia, Genzano di Roma, and Nemi. These towns are known for their rich agricultural heritage and are home to several local producers and shops that specialize in honey products.

One such store where you can find Miele di Santoreggia is “Apicoltura Romana” in Ariccia. This shop offers a wide range of honey varieties, including the savory honey, sourced from local beekeepers. Another place to find this honey is “Miele di Lazio” in Genzano di Roma, which is known for its high-quality honey products.

Miele di Santoreggia has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Products) recognition, which is a prestigious certification given to traditional food products in Italy. This recognition ensures that the honey is produced using traditional methods and follows specific specifications. Some of the specifications of Miele di Santoreggia include:

– The honey must be produced by bees that collect nectar from savory flowers.
– It should have a distinct savory and herbal flavor.
– The production process should follow traditional methods, without the use of additives or artificial substances.

Sources:
– “Apicoltura Romana” – www.apicolturaromana.it
– “Miele di Lazio” – www.mieledilazio.it