bee The Honey Source bee

Australia is a great producer of honey because its climate and vegetation provide two essential ingredients warmth and blossoms from which nectar comes.

Australia's eucalypts in particular are good sources of honey and help give the honey its distinctive taste and density.

Most Australian honey comes from the native eucalypt box, gum, stingy bark and iron bark tree families.  Distinctive flavoured honey is also produced by ground cover plants such as clover, lucerne and Salvation Jane which were brought to Australia from overseas.

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