Has Your Honey Been Adulterated?

August 10, 2021

Has Your Honey Been Adulterated?

You have heard the term “Adulterated Honey,” but what exactly is adulterated honey?

The difference between adulterated and unadulterated honey can be summed up as follows. Quite simply, adulterated honey is imitation honey. While it may incorporate some real honey, producing and harvesting can harm its natural properties. Just because it is labeled honey does not define what the product actually is. There are many ways that honey can be adulterated, as well as just be contaminated with or without manufacturers interfering with it.

Examples of adulteration might be blending the honey with other syrups, cane sugar, and other ingredients to dilute its quality. Pasteurization and heating is also another method that can destroy the beneficial, healthy properties of honey. Toxic chemicals can also destroy the quality of honey. Also, the way harvesting is applied can have a profound effect on the honey’s quality. The bees need to process the honey entirely before it can be harvested. Harvesting it too early can produce unripe honey that lacks the correct flavor and health benefits.

Unadulterated honey, on the other hand, is authentically produced and harvested. It contains all the natural health-supporting properties and other wellness benefits. The honey has not been altered, and it has was harvested using best practices to ensure its quality and efficacy. Unadulterated Honey is a natural and raw foodstuff. It can be consumed not only as a sweetener but also can have a therapeutic influence on human health.





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