Cherished from at least the time of the ancient Egyptians, humans have long treasured honey for more than its sweetness. The Romans not only added it to their cooking, but also used it to soothe the pain of pneumonia and even snake bites. Precious honey could be used in place of gold to pay for taxes, while also acting as an offering to the gods in the afterlife.
In a good season, a thriving beehive can produce 60 pounds (27kg) of honey - up to three times more than it typically needs. Which is great news for humans, who can't seem to get enough of it, using honey in all manner of cuisines, confectionery and drinks, as well as medicinal and cosmetic products.
Mathieu Teisseire Honey syrup brings a sweet yet subtle lift to teas, coffees, chocolates, sodas, lemonades, beers, cocktails and mocktails