Learn how our master honey blender crafts our 100% pure custom honey blends with a single taste.
Just like a fine wine or perfume, our Master Honey Blender, Peter, selects single floral origin honeys and melds them into unique honey tastes.
These incredible honeys are created by Aussie bees that forage our diverse landscape, delivered to Capilano daily by a network of more than 800 beekeeping families right across Australia.
Magnificent Yellow Box (E. melliodora) trees can grow from the Darling Downs in Queensland all the way through to Victoria. Its major flowering period occurs every 2 – 4 years in spring and early summer.
A delicately smooth and dense, buttery honey with a delightful fresh aroma.
Ironbark refers to several different eucalyptus species, commonly categorised as either red or grey ironbarks. Most species flower every 2 – 3 years from autumn into spring in varying colours.
Generally extra light amber in colour, ironbark honeys are known to have a mild, sweet flavour.
Comprising 85 of the 87 known species in the world, Australia’s Manuka (Leptospermum) flowers throughout the year in varying colours from white, cream, pink, fuchsia and crimson.
Manuka honey is known for its deliciously rich, caramel flavour with herbaceous undertones.
Yellow Gum (E. leucoxylon), sometimes also known as Blue Gum, is native to north central Victoria and the southeast of South Australia. It can bloom white, pink or red flowers bi-annually from March to December.
This honey has a pleasing eucalypt aroma and smooth, distinctive caramel flavour that lingers.
Along the mighty Murray River systems, creeks and billabongs flourishes the prolific River Red Gum (E. camaldulensis). Its beautiful white or red flowers bloom bi-annually in spring and summer.
A clear golden coloured, smooth flavoured honey with deliciously rich toffee undertones.
50% of Australia’s eucalyptus trees are known as ‘Mallee’. Green, White, Red, Stoney, Big Cup, Yorrell (to name a few) typically bloom every 2 – 5 years all over the country in varying colours.
This honey can range from extra light to medium amber with butterscotch notes, to a very deep, dark honey that has distinct and strong earthy undertones.
Messmate (E. obliqua) grows on the eastern fringe of the New South Wales tablelands, extending down into Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. It blooms clusters of white flowers every 3 – 4 years.
A characteristically dark honey, Messmate has an opulent aroma with a strong, yet sweet, flavour. Image credit.
Out of the many varieties of stringybarks, the red variety (E. macrorhyncha) is highly regarded by beekeepers. Found in south-east of New South Wales and Victoria, it blooms white flowers every 3 – 4 years from January into March.
A vivid, tawny coloured honey with a fragrant bold flavour that lingers on the tastebuds. Image credit
Bloodwood refers a range of corymbia species, including red, pink, yellow, white, brown, long-fruited, swamp and desert varieties. They produce big, showy white or pink flowers every 2 – 3 years.
Bloodwood honeys typically have a rich caramel flavour and silky, luscious texture.
An iconic Australian eucalypt, Coolibah varieties grow along many rivers, creeks and, most notably, billabongs. They flower from mid-spring through to late autumn producing delicate white flowers.
Coolibah honey is a beautifully light-coloured honey with an enjoyable mild flavour.
Yapunyah (E. ochrophloia), grows exclusively in the channel country in Queensland and Northern New South Wales. It produces creamy light-yellow flowers, following sufficient rainfall, from March through to mid-spring.
This light amber coloured goodness is a unique eucalypt flavour with sweet, caramel undertones. Image credit.
The two varieties of Grey Box typically grow across south east Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. They both flower in summer to autumn, typically every 2 – 5 years.
A mild, medium-coloured honey with candy overtones that melts in the mouth. Image credit.
Brush Box (L. confertus) is a native rainforest tree that grows along the eastern seaboard. It blooms annually, producing flowers with broad petals and feathery stamens that make a statement.
This tropical, light coloured honey offers a mild yet fruity aroma. Image credit.
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