Molise Honey

Molise – ‘Il miele del Molise’

(see rural Molise Tourism)
Types of Honey:

  • Acacia – ‘Miele di acacia’ (Robinia pseudoacacia L.)
  • Alfalfa – ‘Miele di erba medica’ (Medicago sativa L.)
  • Borage – ‘Miele di borragine’ (Borago officinalis)
  • Cherry Honey – ‘Miele di ciliegio’ (Prunus spp.)
  • Citrus – Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit – ‘Miele di agrumi’ (Citrus spp.)
  • Chestnut – ‘Miele di castagno’ (Castanea sativa Mill)
  • Forest Honeydew – ‘Melata di bosco, Melata di metcalfa’ (Insect: Metcalfa pruinosa (Say))
  • Rocket Honey (aka Sanacciola) – ‘Miele di ruchetta o sanacciola’ (Cruciferae)
  • Sainfoin – ‘Miele di lupinella’ (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.)
  • Sulla (aka Spanish sainfoin, French honeysuckle, Sweetvetch) – ‘Miele di sulla’ (Hedysarum coronarium L.)
  • Wildflower Honey from Molise – ‘Miele Milliefiori del Molise’ Produced throughout the hilly and mountainous Molise region,

Certified Traditional Food of Italy PAT – Honey certified as a Traditional Italian Food.
Slow Food Icon Honey identified and cataloged by the Arc of Taste (Slow Foods)
Resources and Further Reading

Official Molise Website

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