Blue Hills Blackberry Honey

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Sourced from the lush green fields of Tasmania and bathed in the world's cleanest air and water, Tasmania is renowned for its exceptionally clean environment and wilderness heritage areas. Pollution free winds blow thousands of kilometres across the vast, empty Southern Ocean before reaching the shores of Tasmania.

The terms 'Blackberry' are used to refer to all taxa within the Rubus fruticosus L. aggregate. European Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus L. agg.) is found in forest's, and natural ecosystems throughout temperate Australia.

Blackberry comprises a number of closely related plants that are dealt with under the one name. At least 15 taxa, some of which may be hybrids of Blackberry have become naturalized in Australia. There is evidence that Blackberry was planted in New South Wales by the late 1830s. It was included in the sale catalogue of a Tasmanian nursery by 1845. Blackberry was recognised to have become significant by the 1880s.

Blackberry is used in folkloric use medicinally. Due to the high content of tannin, the bark of the root and the leaves are thought to be powerful astringent and tonic. Other folkloric use of the honey is to treat a sore throat. A beautiful crisp mild honey which, once candied has a smooth cream texture. Eat as is or reliquefy with temperatures less than 45 degrees Celsius.