Italy’s Foremost Honey Maker Finds New Direction After Year of Loss

| Tue, 05/24/2022 - 10:53
Elena Paternoster

For Francesca Paternoster, honey is like music, there’s one for every emotion. And the honey she has grown up with comes in endless varieties. There are classics like acacia and chestnut honey but also ones made from ivy and coriander.

Her love for and knowledge of bees and honey she inherited from her father, Andrea Paternoster, a trailblazing beekeeper and honey connoisseur. But when he unexpectedly died last year, Francesca and her sister, who are 28 and 24, inherited

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