Mel Santa Maria took the first steps with the emergence of a swarm in the house of Quinta do Paranho in Santa Maria de Emeres, Chaves, in 1995. After entering a hive, the work of the swarm was followed weekly with many hours of observation.

Produce 100% organic: Depending on location, the honey produced has different characteristics because they are different types of vegetation where the bees will collect pollen for the production of honey. Mel Santa Maria produces floral honey which are mono-rosemary (Lavandula Stoechas) and Heather (Erica sp.), Queiró (Erica umbellata), oak (Quercus robur). 

The main objective of Mel Santa Maria passes by producing high quality honey, because you want the consumer feel that truly has the nature in front of every jar of honey.

Currently, the whole herd is Mel Santa Maria organic production, the control of beehives, production methods, treatments carried out on bees are controlled by a certifying authority English.

Mel Santa Maria was awarded the bronze medal in 2016, and gold in 2017, in the heather honey category of the annual honey competition, organised by FNAP, the Portuguese Beekeepers National Federation. 

Some of our selection:

Heather Honey

The heather honey, biological, the MSM – Mel Santa Maria Barroso is produced in the region Specifically in Montalegre municipality. This flowering is over 800 meters high. This is honey bronze award in 2016, in 2017 gold and silver in 2018 in Organic Honey category ( National Competition for Portuguese honeys). We sell honey in pallet and box, with special prices for high quantities. 
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Rosemary Honey

Rosemary honey MSM – Mel Santa Maria (L.stoechas) is produced on Earth Hot Transmontana, more than 400 m altitude between Valpaços and Mirandela. The rosemary honey has a light color with a smooth and very aromatic taste. We sell honey in pallet and box, with special prices for high quantities. 
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Chestnut Honey

The chestnut honey from MSM – Mel Santa Maria is produced in mountain areas of the Municipality of Chaves, Characterized by extensive chestnut plantations. It is a unique honey with distinctive taste of others. In 2018, this honey has received the gold medal in the category of Mel Chestnut in organic production, on the 9th Honey Competition in Portugal. 

Pollen

Pollen is a natural tonic Considered one of the most complete natural food supplements. Pollen is rich in protein, free amino acids, B vitamins and folic acid. We sell honey in pallet and box, with special prices for high quantities. Contact us for more information.

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