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Honey of Serra de Monchique - DOP

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Location Largo do Pé da Cruz
8550- MONCHIQUE
District:Faro
County :Monchique
Parish:Monchique
Contacts Tel:282912291
Fax:282912422

Produced by the honeybee Apis mellifera, is considered a honey of nectar and is particularly rich in minerals. It has a varying composition in terms of pollen from the local flora: lavender, cistus and compositae, between 14% and 19% each; echium between 14% and 18%, heather, 12%, eucalyptus, citrus and prunus, between 10% and 12% each. Historically, it was the Romans who gave a great boost to beekeeping in the region of Caldas de Monchique. This honey is considered since long, of high quality.

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Responsable: APILGARBE - Associação dos Apicultores do Barlavento Algarvio

Annual production (tonnes): 340

Number of producers: 630

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Localização Largo do Pé da Cruz
8550- MONCHIQUE
Distrito:Faro
County:Monchique
Parish:Monchique
Contactos Tel:282912291
Fax:282912422

If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

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