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Thyme Honey

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Thyme is a Central Otago specialty honey, with a strong herbaceous aroma. It is savoury sweet to taste and is a sought-after local delicacy. Perfect for the whole household to enjoy or as a thoughtful gift in its own right! Feel free to leave a message at checkout if you want to send a giant jar of something sweet to someone special. Perfect for the whole household to enjoy or as a thoughtful gift in its own right! Feel free to leave a message at checkout if you want to send a giant jar of something sweet to someone special. 

Originating from the Mediterranean, thyme was bought to New Zealand during the gold rush of the 1800s by miners who used the herb for medicinal purposes. The hot, dry summers and freezing winters of Central Otago have enabled wild thyme to flourish. The closer you get to the lilac-coloured haze covering the hills, the more intense the beautiful aroma of thyme’s powerful essential oils.

 

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