Canadian Raw Honey
Canadian Raw Honey
A Raw Product from the Wilderness
Tropical Traditions Organic Raw Honey comes from the frontier areas of Canada, and is only harvested during a 6-week period in the summer. Tropical Traditions is the exclusive source of this premium organic honey in the U.S. Most commercial honeys available on the market today come from bee farms, where the bees are controlled within a certain area and get their pollen from usually only one kind of flower. Many of the plants that produce these flowers (clover, orange blossom, etc.) are grown with pesticides and fertilizers as well. In addition, almost all honeys on the market are pasteurized in high heat and filtered, removing many of the beneficial nutrients and enzymes.
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). We select 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.
Certified Organic Raw Honey from Canada
In order for honey to be certified organic, the beehives must be placed in isolated areas miles from the dense population, industry, traffic congestion, and farm fields treated with chemicals and landfills. Second, a bee’s flying range is determined by their natural instinct which tells them to stay within their natural four mile range from the hive location. Finding area which can be certified organic is extremely difficult, which is why there are so few certified organic honeys on the market. Tropical Traditions sources its honey from hives in the wild frontier areas of Canada.
These regions are a rich source of wild vegetation that produce some of the finest honey in the world. The USDA and Canadian Organic Certification implies a rigorous set of standards and conditions that must be adhered to by both the producer (beekeeper) and the packager. All aspects of the honey production including the source of the nectar, forage area of the bees, management of the bees, extracting process, transportation, “lot” management, processing temperature, integrity (no co-mingling with non-organic honey), screening, and, packaging materials, are taken into account in the certification process.
Try some, and we think you’ll agree that there is no finer honey in North America! Raw, organic, Canadian honey, available exclusively in the US through Tropical Traditions.
I just wanted to say that I just received an order of honey from you and it is the best I have ever tasted. Thank you for such a quality product! Jesse - Santa Clara, CA
I usually buy (another brand of raw honey), but in all honesty, your honey is the very best. I really mean it. Janet - Hastings, N.Y.
I am a return customer for the raw honey that's the best we've ever had. I highly recommend the product and the company. Orders are received within a few days, and I've never had a problem. I give the company and honey a 5-Star rating! Linda - Yuma, AZ
I bought your Organic Raw Honey because I use Organic Green Tea and was not getting the best honey for it. Now I know I have the best honey for my tea I want to eat this honey right from the jar it is so good and I know it is the healthiest for me also!! And your website is set up so user friendly and I am just so happy I found you as I will be ordering from you many many products as I can now get much of what I need in one place. Thank you for having such desperately needed high quality products for our good health, and at reasonable prices!!!! Romona - Lake Station, IN
Having shopped locally for raw honey--and being dissatisfied with the runny processed product that is being passed off as raw--I ordered a pail from Tropical Traditions. Now THIS is the honey I remember eating 40 years ago. The texture, the light, but full-bodied flavor is pleasing to the palate and a comfort to the soul! Lee - Akron, OH
We have purchased raw honey from Tropical Traditions exclusively for the past couple years. We now substitute honey for sugar in just about everything. Tropical Traditions honey is like no other we have ever tried. It is thick and creamy, very sweet and flavorful. Thank you Tropical Traditions for providing a wonderfully tasty honey that is also full of health benefits. We will continue to purchase all our honey (as well as other products) through your quality company! Mayre - Athens, GA
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