Located on the borders of Kazakhstan, the Altai mountains means “Golden Mountains” in the Turkish Language and this name can be attributed to the many resources including honey produced by the beekeepers living on the mountains.
Beekeeping in the Altai Mountains is a tradition that dates back for generations. Altai Mountain honey is produced only with wild plants in an ecologically clean area, about 2000 meters above sea level, with a particular microclimate; Pure mountain air, vast meadows and ancient traditions which make Altai honey distinctive from other types of honey.
We now know that the fine qualities of Altai honey can be attributed to a huge variety of nectar producing flowers and herbs including carthamoides, acacia, hawthorn, honeysuckle, Phacelia, and oregano that grow in the foothills of the Altai.
As a result of the wide range of nectar collected by the bees, Altai honey is rich in digestible monosaccharides, vitamins, enzymes and antioxidants. Altai honey also has a whole set of trace elements which makes Altai Mountain Honey an excellent means to boost immunity and fight symptoms such as colds and coughs.
Enjoy our Altai Mountain cream honey on breads or mix in in warm water or tea for a refreshing drink any time of the day!