Wednesday, June 14, 2006

NY Times Describes Growth in Use of Single-Source Honeys

Blossom to Table: Honey Grows Up
By Dana Bowen, The New York Times (USA) 6/14/2006

TED DENNARD, founder of the Savannah Bee Company, says 2004 produced the best orange blossom honey the South has seen in decades.

But you never know. "Last year was an awful year for basswood," said Zeke Freeman, owner of Bee Raw Honey, blaming an early summer drought in New York.

And Neal Rosenthal, who imports Mario Bianco brand honeys from Italy, in rare flavors like dandelion, lime blossom and eucalyptus, wistfully recalled, "We still talk about the remarkable chestnut honey of 1983."…

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