Mildly sweet with a noticeable taste of sweet potato.
Japan is home to a myriad of sweet potatoes (known as satsumaimo) with many regions having their own varieties ranging in color (from orange to purple), sugar content, sweetness, textures and taste. The beni haruka sweet potato from Kagoshima is particularly popular given its soft texture, slight sourness and gentle sweetness.
Locally, beni haruka can be found made into a sweet potato honey known as "amendoro". This special amendoro is the world's first sweet potato honey made without additives and using only 100% sweet potatoes, making it also vegan-friendly. Pure sweet potato honey has 10 times the polyphenols of regular honey and 12 times the antioxidants of Manuka honey.
Honeydew sources their beni haruka from the agricultural corporation Karaimo Farm located in the Ei and Chiran areas, which are the main beni haruka regions in the Minami Satsuma Peninsula and the birthplace of Japanese sweet potato cultivation. Karaimo Farm, in its fifth generation, grows their beni haruka the old-fashioned way, without pesticides or chemical fertilizers, in harmony with nature.
Suggested uses:Use to add a hint of sweetness to dishes. Try on yogurt, pancakes, rice cakes, bread, ice cream, or on fruits. Can also be used to sweeten tea, mixed with hot or sparkling water, in sauces or as is.
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