Nodding Thistle

Found extensively throughout New Zealand's Canterbury and Otago Provinces in the South Island, and Hawkes Bay in the North Island, Nodding Thistle flowers in late summer with a brilliant large mauve head characteristic of thistles to produce a magnificent light coloured honey with a perfumed floral bouquet and subtle flavour - perfect for those who like a mild honey. A winner of the US Fancy Food Show "Best new Spread". Unfortunately changing farming practices in New Zealand have decreased the Nodding Thistle resource such that supply of this wonderful honey is extremely limited and has failed in many of the past few years.