Mel de Barroso (Honey of Barroso) - Protected Designation of Origin, is produced by the Consortium of Producers of Mel de Barroso. Realizing the importance of diversification of resources in mountain areas, its extraction unit, the House of Honey, is technologically equipped with the means and equipment necessary to obtain honey of high quality, amazing flavor and excellent organoleptic characteristics.Honey of Barroso is produced by Apis mellifera iberiensis bees in higher altitudes of the Barroso region. Its particular characteristics result from an extraordinary garment plant, consisting mainly of heather (Erica sp.), resulting in the production of a dark honey greatly appreciated. With many uses in regional cuisine, this honey has also proven therapeutic actions.