HONEY

HONEY

13Dec

It was an important figure from the Como area, Plinio il Vecchio, who carried out one of the first studies on the world of bees and the production of honey.  Born in 23 AD in Como,  he was a Latin author and one of the leading academics of ancient times. Given the different nectar-producing botanical species (both spontaneous and cultivated) present in the Como area the types of honey produced in the Lario area are acacia or false acacia (common in the plains and on the hills), chestnut (above all on the mountains of the Larian Triangle, the Intelvi Valley and the central and upper Lario), lime, honeydew or woodland, mixed flowers, high mountain, raspberry, rhododendron and tree-of-heaven. The presence of healthy bee hives is also thanks to the quality of the environment as bees are an extraordinary biological indicator. It is also thanks to their tireless pollination work that Lake Como has such an incredible biodiversity

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