Krasnogorsk District is located in the southeast of Altai Territory. The eastern and southwestern parts of the territory are an area of medium-altitude mountains with absolute heights of 500-1000 m (the maximum height is 1010 m – the city of Simeria). The climate of the Krasnogorsk region is continental. Summers are very warm with sufficient rainfall. Rivers flow through the district: Biya, Katun, Isha, Chapsha, Kazha, Bardushka. The eastern part of the district and the valley of the river. Biya is covered with forests. The forests are mixed, they consist mainly of fir, birch, aspen, pine up to 30 m high. In the southern part of the region there are flood meadows, which are often called “Alpine”. Numerous flowers bloom in the meadows. The honey plants of the Krasnogorsk region are yellow acacia, buckwheat, herbs, snakeheads, oregano.
Altai Krasnogorsk region is famous for its buckwheat honey. Due to the warm, humid climate, buckwheat produces abundant nectar in the first half of the day, when there is an active inflow of nectar. And then, the rest of the day and night, the bees process nectar into the best buckwheat honey with a mass fraction of moisture 17-18% and a distase number of more than 40. Therefore, “Berestov A.S. Altai Buckwheat “is so dark, slightly tart and very useful.