Special mention should be given to honey, one of the best that can be found on the market. Bees stand thrive in the Asturian woods, full of heather, chestnut trees, oak trees... and carry out a commendable, incredible job. So that you can form an idea, if there were no bees, there would be no cider, because they wouldn't pollinate the flower of the apple tree and goodbye cider parties, pouring and pilgrimage.
Enjoy an authentic organic market
There is an increasing number of organic markets in Asturias. Perhaps the most important is the one that is held every second weekend of the month in the Plaza Mayor in Gijón/Xixón, to which they would follow the Agro-Food Festival of organic products which is held in Llanera in the middle of August, the Agropec eco spaces at the end of September in Gijón/Xixón, EcoLlanera, the Organic Market of Candás or the Agro-organic Market of Lena among others. Eco consumer groups are also on the rise, specialist shops and cooperatives that help put the producer in contact with the consumer.
COPAE, quality guarantee
It emerged in 1996, and since the organism which is charged with ensuring that the organic products and certify those that fulfill the settings and can put the stamp on its label, because now the whole world is signing up to eco fashion. It also handles promoting the consumption of organic products and making the production systems known. The certification is necessary so that the consumer has the maximum guarantee that the products fulfill really with the eco regulations.