This box contains freshly harvested Georgia Evergreen Winterberry Varietals Honeycomb. It's a southern classic with a warm golden color. The taste is rich and has notes of red berries and wine. Evergreen Winterberry, also known as Gallberry, is a species of holly that loves wetlands and bogs in the Southeastern United States. The small white flowers are a perfect winter and spring forage for honeybees.
Pontus has many beekeeping friends and has always wanted to find a way to bring their amazing regional honey to his customers. By sourcing honey from the best beekeepers he knows, we are helping to keep the craft of beekeeping alive.
A honeycomb is honey fresh from the hive in its perfectly natural form. The hexagonal wax cells are built by honeybees to contain their stores of honey and pollen. It's a rare novelty treat and is great eaten by the spoonful. It also makes a stunning accompaniment to cheese plates or spread on fresh, warm bread. The wax is edible and digestible.
Honeycomb should be eaten immediately, if possible, or stored at room temperature. During shipping, some shifting of the honeycomb can occur. Let the box stand upright on a flat surface for 10-15 minutes before serving.
Each box is different; the weight will vary between 7-10 oz.