100% Pure  LAB CERTIFIED Florida Tupelo Honey | 22 Oz
100% Pure Florida Tupelo Honey | 22 Oz

100% Pure LAB CERTIFIED Florida Tupelo Honey | 22 Oz

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  • 25+
  • $25.50

100% Pure Florida Tupelo Honey

We got it folks! One of the rarest honeys in the WORLD! Our LAB CERTIFIED authentic Tupelo honey is harvested in early spring (April - May) and produced by one of our favorite apiaries in the Florida pan handle!  This rare honey features an exquisite buttery flavor and light color and holds an amazing flavor unlike any other. It's a fantastic replacement to pure maple syrup. It's fantastic for baking and small scale mead brewing. 

Diabetics are especially keen to Tupelo honey due to his high Fructose level. Our Tupelo honey holds an indefinite shelf live and will NEVER crystallize due to the high fructose and low Glucose levels. In addition, it's also great for you digestive and immune system. 

Taste the purest of the pure and try some of our Tupelo Honey today.


  • Type of Honey / Pollen: Tupelo (Mono)
  • Sourced from: Michigan
  • Measurements / Weight: 22 Ounces (by weight)
  • Ingredients: 100% Pure Raw Honey (Unpasteurized)



Our Honey

Working with several family owned apiaries throughout the United States as brought us in contact with some amazing honeys! All of our honey hand picked from our suppliers to ensure it is pure, delicious, and RAW! Our Raw honey is not the standard, store bought honey that most are used too. Under United States law, in order to call a honey "Pure" it must contain at least 51% real honey. The remainder can be supplemented with filler syrup. This is the case with more commercial store bought honeys. Our Raw honey however, is 100% Pure Honey with no additives. We offer a couple types of honey with different flavors. Yes !.... honey flavors do differ.

So what is Raw Honey?

The technical definition of raw honey is very loose: it means not heated past pasteurization. To understand that, it’s important to first understand what happens inside the hive. When honeybees are at work, their collective body temperature rises and consequently warms their work area – that is, the honey. The temperature of an active hive, therefore, is about 95ºF (35ºC), and the honey is stable and “alive” – or rather, the enzymes in honey that give it the nutritional and beneficial qualities are alive. As long as the temperature of honey does not significantly rise past 95ºF/35ºC, the honey has not been pasteurized.


Many people misunderstand the concept of heating honey. There’s a myth that any heating whatsoever is harmful. But even the bees heat honey. During the winter months, the bees will heat the honey with their bodies in order to eat it and survive. During the summer, the bees do not need to heat the honey but the general temperature is about 95 degrees. As long as honey is heated gradually, then you don't loose the "good stuff" as we call it. Heating it rapidly is called flash-heating. This sudden heat destroys the enzymes and chemically changes the honey. It’s still sweet, but it’s now chemically more like a processed sweetener and may even taste different. Even without any noticeable changes, the honey has lost all its nutritional value (and is no longer raw).


Crystallization of Honey

Many people prefer crystallized honey as its a sign of purity and quality. After all, Crystallization of honey is a natural and uncontrollable process. Over time, almost all pure raw honey crystallizes. Crystallization of honey is a little understood process and a much misunderstood phenomenon. Honey contains more than 70% sugars and less than 20% water and is naturally an unstable super-saturated sugar solution. The composition ratio of glucose and fructose in a floral nectar source determines how fast the honey crystallizes. Honey varietals with a low fructose to glucose ratio, such as floral varietals Dandelion, Aster, Clover, and Alfalfa honey crystallize swiftly in days and weeks.

During crystallization, glucose sugar which are naturally pure white, separates from water and become crystals, while fructose remains as a liquid. That is why crystallized honey thickens, becomes more viscous and sets a lighter color than when liquid. Some honeys crystallize uniformly while others crystallize partially at the bottom of the jar and form a layer of liquid on top. See image on the right. Also, the size of the crystals formed varies from honey to honey; some varietals crystallize rapidly to form fine crystals while others, slowly to form large ones. (This is the reason why some honey varietals crystallize to form a coarse sugary texture, and some varietals crystallize to form a smooth creamy consistency.) The formation of crystals has absolutely no bearing on the quality of honey or its taste. 


Whats the difference between Zax Beeswax Raw and store bought commercial honey?

Raw Honey
Commericial Honey



  • Never heated above 100 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Promotes Good Digestive Health
  • Helps Pre-digest Starchy foods
  • More Nutritional Value
  • Aromas, Yeast, Enzymes Remain
  • Store Indefinitely (if store at proper temperatures)
  • Raw Honey Crystallizes
  • High Anti Oxidant Level

  • Heated above 100 degrees
  • Pollen, Enzymes, Crystals removed
  • Wont Ferment
  • Health Benefits Nullified due to pasteurization
  • Yeast Killed
  • Aroma and Taste Altered
  • Large Crunchy Crystals (If honey is old)


5 Stars
Excellent Honey
My wife bought a jar of this type of honey at a gift shop in Maine a while back. I'm a fan of honey, but there didn't seem to be anything special about it; it tasted like normal clover store honey. I ordered this honey due to its limited quantity appeal and because it's a higher end honey. When I got it, I got a spoon and ate some straight up. And seriously, it's no wonder it's top of the line honey. The flavour is incredibly complex; It's very sweet, but also has a meatiness to it with notes of flowers and a hint of rubber. It's probably best eaten straight, though coffee does taste better than with regular honey. Colour me impressed.
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