Taste: Because of the low sugar concentration, it is not too sweet.
Perfume: Particular. Some people think it smells like the iodine scent.
Colour: It is darker than thyme. Even that produced in the spring is lighter and clearer than the one produced in the autumn.
Crystallization: The pine-tree crystallize relatively slowly, since its natural glucose content is low. In particular, pure pine honey remain fluid, without crystallization, for more than a year and a half.
Nutritional value: Pine honey is considered to be honey of high nutritional value and this is mainly due to the large number of different substances present in its composition. Among these substances are the minerals and trace elements (calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, copper, etc.), which are in great concentrations in the Greek pine honey.